A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 17:17:06 / October 7, 2019 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:17:06 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005unp. Id of event: us70005unp. Exact location, longitude 122.3849° East, latitude 24.5759° North, depth = 5.82 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.82 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Keelung, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 54 km E of Su’ao, Taiwan.
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