A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Taiwan kilometers (0 miles) from Taiwan on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60005143. Event ids that are associated: us60005143. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 01:19:50 / August 6, 2019 @ 1:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.5545° East, latitude 23.6816° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:19:50 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Douliu, Taichung, Nantou. Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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