A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 01:01:05 / August 11, 2020 @ 1:01 am. Unique identifier: us6000bg10. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bg10. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:05 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.46 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 75.46 km, 121.9827° East, 24.7362° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian, Taoyuan City, Daxi. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 23 km E of Yilan, Taiwan.
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