A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 05:28:02 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 21:28:02 / August 7, 2019 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000522g. Event ids that are associated: us6000522g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.9473° East, 24.475° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puli, Hsinchu, Taoyuan City. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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