A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The temblor was reported at 03:30:56 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000cffx. Event ids that are associated: us1000cffx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.35 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9.35 km, 121.7284° East, 24.1489° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 19:30:56 / February 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Daxi, Puli (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 22 km NNE of Hualian, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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