A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The temblor was detected at 00:39:00 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 122.5847° East, latitude 24.8225° North, depth = 12.65 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.65 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 16:39:00 / February 12, 2019 @ 4:39 pm. Event id: us2000jgpy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jgpy.
The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby 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 Keelung, Yilan.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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