A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Taitung in Taiwan on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.17 km (9 miles). Event id: us2000e0y6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0y6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 13:48:58 / April 16, 2018 @ 1:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 15.17 km, 121.3695° East, 22.9837° North. The temblor was detected at 21:48:58 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yujing, Taitung City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 33 km NE of Taitung, Taiwan.
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