A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 01:31:30 / August 6, 2019 @ 1:31 am. Exact location, longitude 121.5842° East, latitude 23.6437° North, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:30 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60005145. Event ids that are associated: us60005145. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nantou, Zhongxing New Village, Lugu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 98 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), 85 km (53 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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