A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000frf1. Unique identifier: us2000frf1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 21:23:35 / June 26, 2018 @ 9:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.2793 East, latitude 24.1297 North, depth = 49.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:23:35 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.38 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Hualian. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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