A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.0889° East, 24.3781° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 18:28:39 / February 25, 2018 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:28:39 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d7r8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d7r8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daxi, Banqiao, Taipei (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SE of Su’ao, Taiwan.
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