A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 122.667° East, latitude 24.6403° North, depth = 107.67 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:36:02 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.67 km (67 miles). Unique identifier: us6000df68. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000df68. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 17:36:02 / February 6, 2021 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 108 km (67 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keelung, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km WNW of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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