A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. The temblor was detected at 19:44:33 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.5735 East, latitude 24.0169 North, depth = 27.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 11:44:33 / October 17, 2019 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005uym. Unique identifier: us70005uym. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.78 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian. Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SW of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.