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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 65 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan

Earthquake location 23.1577S, 121.6093WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.6093° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.1577° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-30 12:17:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-30 13:49:24 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 284 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 0.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000af0y Id of event.
Event Code 7000af0y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000af0y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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