A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/18 / 2018-02-06 00:35:10 / February 6, 2018 @ 12:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d38p. Unique identifier: us2000d38p. The temblor was reported at 08:35:10 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.14 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 121.7189° East, latitude 24.1136° North, depth = 10.14 km.
Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter 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 twenty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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