A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Hualian in Taiwan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 11:14:04 / February 25, 2020 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.4006 East, latitude 24.3895 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70007we1. Event ids that are associated: us70007we1. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:04 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lugu, Nantou, Keelung.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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