A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan on Monday. 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 26.7 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ayec. Unique identifier: us1000ayec. The temblor was picked up at 07:15:44 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.3087° East, 24.0759° North, depth 26.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 23:15:44 / October 29, 2017 @ 11:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yilan, Hualian.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km E of Hualian, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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