A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.0685 East, latitude 23.6418 North, depth = 15.97 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.97 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 20:15:12 / May 22, 2019 @ 8:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:15:12 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003t9d. Unique identifier: us70003t9d.
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km SE of Hualian, Taiwan.
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