A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 114 kilometers (71 miles) from Hualien City in Taiwan. Id of earthquake: us7000bqlw. Event ids that are associated: us7000bqlw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.6264 East, latitude 22.9442 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:54:52 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 23:54:52 / September 20, 2020 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taitung City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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