Moderate magnitude 4.3 quake hits 9 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan early morning

Wed, 9 Jun 2021, 23:01
4.3 quake 9.3 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 10 Jun 6:42 am (GMT +8)
4.3 quake 9.3 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, 10 Jun 6:42 am (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred only 18 minutes ago 9 km southwest of Hualien City, Taiwan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 12 km beneath the epicenter near Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan, early morning on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 6:42 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.

In Hualien City (pop. 350,500) located 9 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Puli (pop. 86,400) located 59 km from the epicenter, Zhongxing New Village (pop. 25,500) 88 km away, Zhongxing New Village (pop. 25,500) 88 km away, Nantou City (pop. 105,700) 90 km away, Taichung (pop. 1,040,700) 92 km away, Yilan (pop. 94,200) 96 km away, and Yuanlin (pop. 124,700) 99 km away.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 10 Jun 6:42 am (GMT +8) local time (9 Jun 2021 22:42 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.91°N / 121.55°E (Hualien, Taiwan, Taiwan)
Primary data source: EMSC

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