A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.92 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 06:19:01 / November 19, 2018 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000htt8. Unique identifier: us1000htt8. The temblor was reported at 14:19:01 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.5245 East, latitude 23.9951 North, depth = 23.92 km.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km SW of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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