A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. 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: 16/11/18 / 2018-11-16 02:01:35 / November 16, 2018 @ 2:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.36 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:01:35 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 82.36 km, 121.8185° East, 24.7898° North. Event id: us1000hvr3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hvr3.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Hsinchu, Taoyuan City. Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop).
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 eighty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ENE of Yilan, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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