A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. Event id: us1000da21. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000da21. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.8 km (43 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:29:57 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 122.0715° East, latitude 24.6416° North, depth = 69.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 10:29:57 / March 28, 2018 @ 10:29 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Taoyuan City, Daxi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of Su’ao, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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