A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan. The temblor was detected at 10:17:50 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005p6j. Unique identifier: us70005p6j. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 02:17:50 / October 1, 2019 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 12.62 km, 121.1301° East, 22.6764° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.62 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hengchun, Yujing, Kaohsiung. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km S of Taitung City, Taiwan.
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