A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.56 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:13:54 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 04:13:54 / December 10, 2019 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 23.56 km, 121.5685° East, 24.0232° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006pne. Unique identifier: us60006pne. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nantou, Taichung, Zhongxing New Village (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NW of Hualian, Taiwan.
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