A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Global time and date of event 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 18:23:01 / February 12, 2019 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6.14 km, 121.635° East, 23.7072° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:23:01 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jgs3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgs3. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.14 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lugu, Puli, Hualian. Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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