A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Taiwan region kilometers (0 miles) from Taiwan region on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 20:30:15 / August 22, 2018 @ 8:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.6236° East, 22.9997° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000h61i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h61i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:15 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taitung City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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