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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Keelung in Taiwan

Earthquake location 24.9926S, 122.2585WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2585° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.9926° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 144.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km ESE of Keelung, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-26 14:24:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-18 06:24:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.691 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70004b66 Id of event.
Event Code 70004b66 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004b66, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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