A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. Exact location of event, depth 10.68 km, 121.7637° East, 24.0062° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.68 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/19 / 2019-11-25 01:32:42 / November 25, 2019 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:32:42 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006cle. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006cle.
Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yilan, Puli, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 16 km ENE of Hualian, Taiwan.
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