A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Exact location of event, longitude 121.7517 East, latitude 23.9306 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/18 / 2018-02-07 14:19:20 / February 7, 2018 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ci93. Unique identifier: us1000ci93. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:19:20 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Puli, Hualian. Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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: 15 km ESE of Hualian, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.