A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Taitung in Taiwan. Exact location of earthquake, 121.2472° East, 22.963° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g5rl. Unique identifier: us2000g5rl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:42:35 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/18 / 2018-07-13 20:42:35 / July 13, 2018 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yujing, Taitung City. Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km NNE of Taitung, Taiwan.
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