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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Douliu in Taiwan

Earthquake location 23.5738S, 120.5759WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.5759° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.5738° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SSE of Douliu, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-10 08:18:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-10 22:58:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.276 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000emww Id of event.
Event Code 1000emww An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000emww, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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