A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Hualien City in Taiwan on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 122.0593° East, latitude 24.2987° North, depth = 35.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 22:16:55 / February 7, 2021 @ 10:16 pm. Unique identifier: us6000dh2d. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh2d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.12 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:16:55 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yilan, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km NE of Hualien City, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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