A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 13:58:22 / July 10, 2018 @ 1:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g171. Unique identifier: us2000g171. The temblor was reported at 21:58:22 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.9771° East, 23.1172° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kaohsiung, Tainan, Douliu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop).
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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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