A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan. Unique identifier: us6000dd02. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd02. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:32 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 121.1052 East, latitude 22.4872 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 03:45:32 / January 23, 2021 @ 3:45 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kaohsiung, Hengchun, Taitung City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 65 km NE of Hengchun, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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