A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 29.29 km, 122.5092° East, 23.9153° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:26:12 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.29 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 08:26:12 / January 13, 2020 @ 8:26 am. Event id: us60007euz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007euz.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian. Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SW of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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