A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. Exact location, longitude 122.0092° East, latitude 24.7337° North, depth = 93.46 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:21 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 08:55:21 / May 13, 2019 @ 8:55 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.46 km (58 miles). Event id: us70003kai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003kai. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian, Taoyuan City, Daxi. Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km NE of Su’ao, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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