A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Yujing in Taiwan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 09:20:58 / July 3, 2018 @ 9:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:20:58 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.8516° East, 23.2618° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fvmv. Id of event: us2000fvmv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kaohsiung, Zhongxing New Village, Puli (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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