A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Hualien City in Taiwan on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 121.6839° East, latitude 24.119° North, depth = 28.31 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.31 km (18 miles). Event id: us7000akjq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akjq. The temblor was detected at 04:12:03 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 04:12:03 / July 9, 2020 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puli, Yilan, Hualian. Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NNE of Hualien City, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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