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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Yujing in Taiwan

Earthquake location 23.0832S, 120.8466WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Yujing in Taiwan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000acrp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000acrp. The temblor was reported at 23:27:47 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.8466 East, latitude 23.0832 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 23:27:47 / June 26, 2020 @ 11:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Nantou (c. 105 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Douliu (c. 104 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Zhongxing New Village (c. 25 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puli, Zhongxing New Village, Nantou (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km E of Yujing, Taiwan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8466° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.0832° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39 km E of Yujing, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-26 23:27:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-26 23:50:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000acrp Id of event.
Event Code 7000acrp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000acrp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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