A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:41 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ar0e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ar0e. Exact location, longitude 122.0697° East, latitude 24.7471° North, depth = 68.23 km. Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 02:25:41 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.23 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taoyuan City, Daxi, Banqiao (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km NE of Su’ao, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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