A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Yilan in Taiwan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.6 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 122.2145 East, latitude 24.8382 North, depth = 100.6 km. Global time and date of event 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 11:39:23 / January 25, 2021 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000d348. Event ids that are associated: us7000d348. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:39:23 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taoyuan City, Daxi, Banqiao (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Taoyuan City (c. 402 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Daxi (c. 84 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km E of Yilan, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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