A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.29 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.5447° East, 23.8374° North, depth 4.29 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hcel. Id of event: us2000hcel. The temblor was detected at 12:43:26 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 04:43:26 / September 11, 2018 @ 4:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taichung, Nantou, Zhongxing New Village. Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and three 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.
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