A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lugu in Taiwan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.06 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 19:34:23 / May 28, 2020 @ 7:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:34:23 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.7461 East, latitude 23.6656 North, depth = 15.06 km. Id of earthquake: us6000a60d. Event ids that are associated: us6000a60d.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yujing, Taichung, Puli. Epicenter of the event was 54 km (33 miles) from Taichung (c. 1 040 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Lugu (c. 19 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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