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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 4km NE of Buli, Taiwan

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 22km SSE of Buli, Taiwan on Sunday, 2 June 2013

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 22km SSE of Buli, Taiwan on Sunday, 2 June 2013
Date & time: Sun, 2 Jun 05:43:04 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:43 (Asia/Taipei)
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.7935°N / 121.0821°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (84 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 2 Jun 2013
Sun, 2 Jun 05:43 UTCM 6.2 / 20 km TAIWANEMSC
Sun, 2 Jun 05:43 UTCM 6.2 / 20 kmSSE of Buli,TaiwanGeoAu
Sun, 2 Jun 05:43 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmTaiwanGFZ
Sun, 2 Jun 05:43 UTCM 6.3台湾付近 (Taiwan area)JMA

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Taipei (144.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tainan Shangri La (111.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Had a coffee at the moment the quake struck. small aftershocks for about a minute.... All people in th ecoffee shop stayed calm. No objects displaced so far.
Taichung / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shaking horizontally for a long period of time around 30-40 seconds. Not sure if we should run or wait. Nothing fell off though. But it lasted longer than usual for the past few years.
Xiamen jimei / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sofa moved a little. I stood up and could feel the walls move. Didnt hear any rattling.
Taipei / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Short, but the couch seemed to move back and forth about 1 foot!
Taichung City (58.2 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): First quake I have ever been in, very scary to say the least!
Taipei (153.2 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was on the 17th floor. At 13:44 local time (according to my laptop clock) the building started to move from side to side. You could feel the intensity increase over a period of approximately 30 to 40 seconds. The magnitude of the shaking decreased after about 1 minute however it felt like there were smaller after shocks for up to 2 minutes (i.e. until about 13:46)
Northeastern part of Xiamen. (313.2 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): For about 20 seconds, I could feel the room shaking lightly, and noticed hanging objects swaying. It was rhythmic - about 2 Hertz or so, and it died off after a short time. Other occupants also felt the tremor. Some were alarmed enough to go outdoors for a few minutes.
Keqiao (703 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Felt it , and it was scary...
Taipei (147.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
tamsui (85.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei (151.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
TAIPEI TAIWAN (144.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): lamp are swinging. but no object felt down.
kaohsiung (151.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Slow, irregular, wide rocking instead of quick vibrations. no major damage to house or neighborhood.
Kaohsiung / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taichung / MMI VI (Strong shaking): the house was shaking like a truck!
Xiamen (318.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Danshui District (Taiwan) (160 km N from epicenter)(no details): Strong side by side swaying for about 45 seconds. One of the strongest quakes felt in Taipei from recent memory. (via EMSC)
Shanhua District (Taiwan) (108 km SW from epicenter)(no details): increased slowly to intensity, then tapered off. I felt nauseous afterwards. (via EMSC)
Wenzhou (China) (458 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt very gentle rhythmic vibrations and swaying of the building. (via EMSC)
Fengshan District (Taiwan) (152 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This was the longest earthquake I've ever felt. It lasted for what seemed 30 to 40 seconds as I looked at my watch. It felt as though we were on a circus ride being shook around. (via EMSC)
Bei District (Taiwan) (106 km NW from epicenter)(no details): strongest so far for me (2.5 years in Taiwan) (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 2 Jun 06:24 UTCM 3.5 - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Sun, 2 Jun 10:16 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 3 Jun 2013
Mon, 3 Jun 18:28 UTCM 2.8 / 43 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 3 Jun 18:52 UTCM 3.3 / 21 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Mon, 3 Jun 19:35 UTCM 2.6 / 8 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Tue, 4 Jun 2013
Tue, 4 Jun 18:59 UTCM 2.9 / 46 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Wed, 5 Jun 2013
Wed, 5 Jun 12:14 UTCM 2.7 / 19 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Thu, 6 Jun 2013
Thu, 6 Jun 15:51 UTCM 3.9 / 28 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 7 Jun 2013
Fri, 7 Jun 16:38 UTCM 5.9 / 38.2 km - [info]63km SW of Yonakuni, Japan[Map]USGS
Fri, 7 Jun 18:22 UTCM 2.7 / 28 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Fri, 7 Jun 18:22 UTCM 3.7 / 24 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 8 Jun 2013
Sat, 8 Jun 20:06 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Sun, 9 Jun 2013
Sun, 9 Jun 03:09 UTCM 3.4 - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Sun, 9 Jun 06:55 UTCM 3.0 / 52 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 10 Jun 2013
Mon, 10 Jun 02:51 UTCM 2.8 / 23 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Thu, 13 Jun 2013
Thu, 13 Jun 03:38 UTCM 3.2 / 40 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Thu, 13 Jun 05:15 UTCM 2.6 / 31 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Thu, 13 Jun 18:22 UTCM 2.7 / 37 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Thu, 13 Jun 19:55 UTCM 3.1 - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Sat, 15 Jun 2013
Sat, 15 Jun 21:01 UTCM 2.6 / 51 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Sun, 16 Jun 2013
Sun, 16 Jun 05:51 UTCM 2.7 / 28 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Sun, 16 Jun 07:26 UTCM 2.8 / 43 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Sun, 16 Jun 20:00 UTCM 3.0 / 108 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Mon, 17 Jun 08:18 UTCM 3.2 / 2 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 17 Jun 11:32 UTCM 3.1 / 7 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 17 Jun 15:22 UTCM 3.2 / 16 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 17 Jun 19:37 UTCM 3.0 / 44 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Tue, 18 Jun 2013
Tue, 18 Jun 17:19 UTCM 2.6 / 83 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Wed, 19 Jun 2013
Wed, 19 Jun 05:01 UTCM 2.6 / 26 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Wed, 19 Jun 10:24 UTCM 2.8 / 32 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Thu, 20 Jun 2013
Thu, 20 Jun 00:27 UTCM 2.9 / 74 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Thu, 20 Jun 05:18 UTCM 3.9 / 21 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 20 Jun 15:11 UTCM 4.0 / 22 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 21 Jun 2013
Fri, 21 Jun 10:49 UTCM 2.7 / 22 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Fri, 21 Jun 12:51 UTCM 2.7 / 18 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Fri, 21 Jun 13:38 UTCM 4.0 / 22 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 22 Jun 2013
Sat, 22 Jun 23:53 UTCM 3.8 / 25 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Sun, 23 Jun 2013
Sun, 23 Jun 00:43 UTCM 2.8 / 15 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 24 Jun 2013
Mon, 24 Jun 02:16 UTCM 3.2 / 15 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Mon, 24 Jun 07:11 UTCM 3.0 / 20 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Tue, 25 Jun 2013
Tue, 25 Jun 09:00 UTCM 2.8 / 89 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Tue, 25 Jun 13:34 UTCM 3.1 / 85 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Tue, 25 Jun 20:38 UTCM 3.6 / 13 km - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Wed, 26 Jun 2013
Wed, 26 Jun 10:19 UTCM 4.3 / 19 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 27 Jun 2013
Thu, 27 Jun 13:14 UTCM 3.1 / 111 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 28 Jun 2013
Fri, 28 Jun 06:15 UTCM 3.6 / 24 km - [info]与那国島近海 (Near Yonaguni island)[Map]JMA
Fri, 28 Jun 22:13 UTCM 3.9 / 19 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 28 Jun 23:51 UTCM 5.4 / 20.1 km - [info]62km E of Hualian, Taiwan[Map]USGS
Sun, 30 Jun 2013
Sun, 30 Jun 04:45 UTCM 3.3 - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA
Sun, 30 Jun 04:57 UTCM 3.6 - [info]台湾付近 (Taiwan area)[Map]JMA

 

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