A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.71 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 12:52:29 / July 26, 2020 @ 12:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4dl. Unique identifier: us6000b4dl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.4546 East, latitude 24.2737 North, depth = 53.71 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:52:29 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hualian, Yilan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km WSW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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