Light 4.3 quake hits near Hengchun, Pingtung, Taiwan, Taiwan
Mon, 25 Jan 2021, 14:4514:45 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Hengchun, Pingtung, Taiwan. The tremor was recorded late at night on Monday 25 January 2021 at 10:24 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
4.3 quake 25 Jan 10:24 pm (GMT +8)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Hengchun (pop. 31,300) located 63 km from the epicenter, and Donggang (pop. 48,100) 93 km away.
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Date & time: 25 Jan 2021 10:24 pm (GMT +8) local time (25 Jan 2021 14:24 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.65°N / 120.27°E (South China Sea, Taiwan)
Primary data source: BMKG
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