A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Keelung in Taiwan. Id of earthquake: us2000ka5b. Event ids that are associated: us2000ka5b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 14:19:18 / March 27, 2019 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 220.29 km (137 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:19:18 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.2205 East, latitude 25.3332 North, depth = 220.29 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Yilan, Taipei (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 53 km ENE of Keelung, Taiwan.
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