A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 105 kilometers (65 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 01:50:48 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 01:50:48 / February 22, 2021 @ 1:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 109.3 km, 121.5637° East, 22.5699° North. Id of earthquake: us6000djz9. Event ids that are associated: us6000djz9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.3 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taitung City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 105 km NE of Hengchun, Taiwan.
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