A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Keelung in Taiwan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.54 km (90 miles). Exact location, longitude 122.2585° East, latitude 24.9926° North, depth = 144.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 14:24:04 / June 26, 2019 @ 2:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004b66. Unique identifier: us70004b66. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:24:04 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banqiao, Taipei, Yilan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km ESE of Keelung, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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