A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 01:00:14 / February 25, 2020 @ 1:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.78 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude 122.2463° East, latitude 24.5265° North, depth = 78.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600089an. Unique identifier: us600089an. The temblor was picked up at 09:00:14 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 93 km (57 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taipei, Hualian, Keelung (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 40 km ESE of Su’ao, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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