A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 103 km SSE of Hualien City, Taiwan (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 122.0552° East, 23.1417° North, depth 19.97 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.97 km (12 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:40:17 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 01:40:17 / November 6, 2020 @ 1:40 am. Unique identifier: us7000cb52. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cb52.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km SSE of Hualien City, Taiwan.
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