A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 15:26:21 / April 15, 2019 @ 3:26 pm. Event id: us70003bdm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003bdm. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.57 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.6075 East, latitude 23.9305 North, depth = 16.57 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:26:21 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zhongxing New Village, Yilan, Lugu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 5 km (3 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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