A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Keelung in Taiwan on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 10:32:12 / March 9, 2019 @ 10:32 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:32:12 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 258.35 km (161 miles). Event id: us1000jiet. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jiet. Exact location of event, longitude 122.1691 East, latitude 25.4046 North, depth = 258.35 km.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Banqiao, Taipei (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 52 km NE of Keelung, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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