A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Taitung City in Taiwan. Exact location of event, longitude 121.6093 East, latitude 23.1577 North, depth = 40.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 12:17:12 / June 30, 2020 @ 12:17 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.08 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:17:12 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000af0y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000af0y.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Taitung City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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