A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 164 km SSW of Hengchun, Taiwan (102 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 09:27:51 / October 21, 2020 @ 9:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:51 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.2273 East, latitude 20.6013 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6at. Id of event: us7000c6at.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 164 km SSW of Hengchun, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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