A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jej3. Unique identifier: us1000jej3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.5921 East, latitude 23.5717 North, depth = 30.76 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.76 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:32:35 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 04:32:35 / March 13, 2019 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lugu, Puli, Hualian (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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