A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.39 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 13:33:08 / February 4, 2018 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.7188 East, latitude 24.1244 North, depth = 10.39 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:08 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d26a. Id of event: us2000d26a.
The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puli, Yilan, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km NE of Hualian, Taiwan.
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