A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SE of Taitung City, Taiwan (68 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:32:21 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 121.8125° East, 21.9908° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 06:32:21 / March 4, 2018 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000dbz2. Event ids that are associated: us2000dbz2.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 109 km SE of Taitung City, Taiwan.
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