A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.84 km (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:43:11 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000czr7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000czr7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/18 / 2018-02-09 18:43:11 / February 9, 2018 @ 6:43 pm. Exact location of event, depth 22.84 km, 121.8712° East, 23.9931° North.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puli, Yilan, Hualian (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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