A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 121.619° East, latitude 24.1032° North, depth = 8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/18 / 2018-02-06 15:59:20 / February 6, 2018 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000d39z. Event ids that are associated: us2000d39z. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:59:20 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daxi, Yilan, Puli (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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