A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Yujing in Taiwan. The temblor was picked up at 08:44:39 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.13 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgem. Unique identifier: us7000bgem. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 08:44:39 / September 2, 2020 @ 8:44 am. Exact location, longitude 121.2966° East, latitude 22.7975° North, depth = 28.13 km. 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 Yujing, Taitung City. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 93 km ESE of Yujing, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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