A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Donggang in Taiwan. Exact location of event, longitude 120.4437 East, latitude 22.1816 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000dim3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dim3. The temblor was detected at 11:54:59 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 11:54:59 / March 12, 2021 @ 11:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tainan, Kaohsiung, Hengchun. Country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Kaohsiung (c. 1 519 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tainan (c. 771 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hengchun (c. 31 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km S of Donggang, Taiwan.
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