A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.2435 East, latitude 22.4542 North, depth = 19.08 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:05:08 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4qx. Id of event: us6000c4qx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 19:05:08 / September 28, 2020 @ 7:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.08 km (12 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hengchun, Taitung City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km NE of Hengchun, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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