A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.61 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 13:19:58 / December 10, 2020 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.015 East, latitude 24.7512 North, depth = 74.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:19:58 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cpqz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpqz.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Hsinchu (c. 404 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hsinchu, Hualian, Taoyuan City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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