A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan on Sunday. Event id: us1000aymw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aymw. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 14:41:16 / October 22, 2017 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:41:16 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.3331° East, 24.0117° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km E of Hualian, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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