A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 km ENE of Jiufen, Taiwan (53 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c9bl. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9bl. The temblor was reported at 06:06:27 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 240.08 km (149 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 122.6273 East, latitude 25.4324 North, depth = 240.08 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 06:06:27 / October 19, 2020 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 86 km ENE of Jiufen, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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