A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Donggang in Taiwan. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 121.0345° East, 22.5735° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dclb. Unique identifier: us6000dclb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:29:33 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 07:29:33 / January 28, 2021 @ 7:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tainan, Yujing, Kaohsiung (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yujing (c. 16 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 61 km E of Donggang, Taiwan.
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