A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 04:01:34 / March 19, 2019 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:01:34 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jibb. Unique identifier: us1000jibb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.911° East, latitude 24.7392° North, depth = 83.59 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.59 km (52 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Taoyuan City, Daxi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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