A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hualien City in Taiwan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 121.8193 East, latitude 23.8916 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 00:21:31 / June 12, 2020 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:31 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000aac9. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aac9.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puli, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km ESE of Hualien City, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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