A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Exact location, longitude 121.5931° East, latitude 23.6569° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 13:53:09 / August 2, 2019 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60004zjn. Unique identifier: us60004zjn. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:09 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nantou, Zhongxing New Village, Lugu. Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km S of Hualian, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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