A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Buli in Taiwan on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 08:17:50 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000daij. Unique identifier: us1000daij. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 00:17:50 / March 29, 2018 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.23 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.0563 East, latitude 24.018 North, depth = 10.23 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daxi, Hsinchu, Douliu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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