A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Taiwan kilometers (0 miles) from Taiwan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:52 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 12:41:52 / July 11, 2018 @ 12:41 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g2kb. Id of event: us2000g2kb. Exact location of earthquake, 120.3604° East, 23.1448° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ma-kung, Taitung City, Nantou (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ma-kung (c. 56 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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