A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Taiwan kilometers (0 miles) from Taiwan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/18 / 2018-02-06 18:07:39 / February 6, 2018 @ 6:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000chjm. Unique identifier: us1000chjm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:07:39 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.759° East, 24.0413° North, depth 11.09 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.09 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lugu, Daxi, Puli.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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