A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Su’ao in Taiwan. Unique identifier: us70008s3c. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008s3c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.8728 East, latitude 24.282 North, depth = 25.09 km. The temblor was detected at 07:49:20 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.09 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 23:49:20 / April 8, 2020 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taipei, Banqiao, Daxi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 35 km S of Su’ao, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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