A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan. Unique identifier: us6000c3wb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3wb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 19:05:26 / September 26, 2020 @ 7:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 121.5041 East, latitude 22.3932 North, depth = 8.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.41 km (5 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:26 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hengchun, Taitung City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km ENE of Hengchun, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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