A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 126 km ESE of Hengchun, Taiwan (78 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 08:14:03 / February 4, 2021 @ 8:14 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.8954 East, latitude 21.6194 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:14:03 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dedv. Id of event: us6000dedv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 126 km ESE of Hengchun, Taiwan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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