A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Hualien City in Taiwan. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.2938° East, 24.0351° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:14:19 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 23:14:19 / November 2, 2020 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000cbdr. Event ids that are associated: us7000cbdr.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualian (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 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. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km E of Hualien City, Taiwan.
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