A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.88 km (80 miles). Event id: us2000k8ai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k8ai. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:54:35 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 02:54:35 / April 1, 2019 @ 2:54 am. Exact location of event, depth 128.88 km, 122.23° East, 24.9159° North.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Taipei, Keelung (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
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. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km ENE of Yilan, Taiwan.
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