A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/19 / 2019-05-25 06:27:40 / May 25, 2019 @ 6:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60003s0n. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003s0n. The temblor was picked up at 14:27:40 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.391° East, latitude 23.2024° North, depth = 22.22 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian, Lugu, Taitung City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NNE of Taitung City, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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