A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.31 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70004lb1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004lb1. Exact location, longitude 122.4402° East, latitude 24.2055° North, depth = 62.31 km. The temblor was reported at 19:12:30 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 11:12:30 / July 16, 2019 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 63 km WSW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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