A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Yujing in Taiwan on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jetm. Unique identifier: us2000jetm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.4779 East, latitude 23.2851 North, depth = 7.1 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:52:02 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 16:52:02 / February 7, 2019 @ 4:52 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ma-kung, Puli, Taitung City. Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ma-kung (c. 56 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 17 km N of Yujing, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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