A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.5714° East, 24.8156° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:46:33 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgx6. Unique identifier: us6000dgx6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 07:46:33 / February 12, 2021 @ 7:46 am.
Close country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Keelung, Yilan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 58 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan.
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