A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.73 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 19:26:34 / November 2, 2019 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us700062d8. Event ids that are associated: us700062d8. Exact location of earthquake, 121.965° East, 24.3677° North, depth 29.73 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:26:34 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daxi, Banqiao, Keelung (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). 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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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