A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 62.98 km, 122.3886° East, 24.3802° North. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:56:31 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 16:56:31 / February 8, 2021 @ 4:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.98 km (39 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dfmk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfmk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Keelung, Hualian, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km W of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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