A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 122.5666 East, latitude 24.8391 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:32:00 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70006nrb. Event ids that are associated: us70006nrb. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 01:32:00 / December 13, 2019 @ 1:32 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keelung, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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