A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The temblor was detected at 23:42:05 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/18 / 2018-06-11 15:42:05 / June 11, 2018 @ 3:42 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 121.7769 East, latitude 23.957 North, depth = 4.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000enhk. Unique identifier: us1000enhk. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Puli, Hualian. Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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