A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Douliu in Taiwan on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.5759 East, latitude 23.5738 North, depth = 16.01 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.01 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/18 / 2018-06-10 08:18:21 / June 10, 2018 @ 8:18 am. Unique identifier: us1000emww. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000emww. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:21 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tainan, Taichung, Puli.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 15 km SSE of Douliu, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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