A 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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