A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Taiwan region kilometers (0 miles) from Taiwan region. Event id: us7000dfgd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfgd. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:24:58 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 122.2768° East, latitude 24.6859° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:24:58 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Taipei (c. 7 871 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Banqiao (c. 543 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banqiao, Taipei, Keelung (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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