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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Hualien City in Taiwan

Earthquake location 24.1484S, 121.7217WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Hualien City in Taiwan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.7217 East, latitude 24.1484 North, depth = 28.427 km. Event id: us7000mydz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mydz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:54:40 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/24 / 2024-07-10 19:54:40 / July 10, 2024 @ 7:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.427 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puli, Yilan, Hualian (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Hualian (c. 350 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puli (c. 86 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six 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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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: 22 km NNE of Hualien City, Taiwan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.7217° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.1484° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.427 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km NNE of Hualien City, Taiwan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-10 19:54:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-10 20:56:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.119 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mydz Id of event.
Event Code 7000mydz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mydz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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