A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Hengchun in Taiwan. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 121.5891° East, 21.7654° North. 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 01:13:32 / March 9, 2021 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:13:32 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh9w. Id of event: us7000dh9w.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hengchun (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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