A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 01:07:11 / March 9, 2021 @ 1:07 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dh9v. Event ids that are associated: us7000dh9v. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:07:11 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.5668 East, latitude 22.1371 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Taitung City (c. 109 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hengchun, Taitung City (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km E of Hengchun, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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