A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Keelung in Taiwan on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 00:20:05 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.1735 East, latitude 24.9809 North, depth = 159.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700047d9. Event ids that are associated: us700047d9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.3 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 16:20:05 / June 29, 2019 @ 4:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Daxi, Taoyuan City, Banqiao.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 46 km ESE of Keelung, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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