A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:11:32 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.9421° East, 24.8461° North, depth 111.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.08 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700069y7. Id of event: us700069y7. Global time and date of event 11/11/19 / 2019-11-11 18:11:32 / November 11, 2019 @ 6:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taoyuan City, Daxi, Banqiao. Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km ENE of Yilan, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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