A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Global time and date of event 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 22:12:39 / August 10, 2019 @ 10:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 121.5802° East, 23.7294° North, depth 13.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.09 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005615. Id of event: us60005615. The temblor was reported at 06:12:39 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lugu, Puli, Hualian (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km S of Hualian, Taiwan.
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