A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. Exact location of event, depth 61.91 km, 121.8664° East, 24.6075° North. Id of earthquake: us7000c811. Event ids that are associated: us7000c811. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 01:08:03 / October 26, 2020 @ 1:08 am 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 61.91 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:08:03 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hsinchu, Hualian, Taoyuan City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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