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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Taiwan Region on Friday, 13 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Taiwan Region on Friday, 13 February 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Taiwan Region on Friday, 13 February 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 27.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 13 February 2015 20:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.61°N / 121.46°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.83°N/121.18°E (87 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 13 Feb 2015
Fri, 13 Feb 20:06 UTCM 6.2 / 20 kmTAIWAN REGIONEMSC
Fri, 13 Feb 20:06 UTCM 6.2 / 24.6 km30km ESE of Taitung City, TaiwanUSGS
Fri, 13 Feb 20:06 UTCM 6.2 / 27 kmSE of Taitung City, TaiwanGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
tainan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quite unnerving. Second strongest earthquake I've experienced (Osaka being the strongest)
tainan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quite unnerving. Second strongest earthquake I've experienced (Osaka being the strongest)
tainan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quite unnerving. Second strongest earthquake I've experienced (Osaka being the strongest)
tainan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quite unnerving. Second strongest earthquake I've experienced (Osaka being the strongest)
Tainan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke up due to shaking house. Usually need three alarm clocks to get awake.
Taichung City / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Chiayi / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Danshui. taiwan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping, but got woken up by the earthquake, my things were shaking a bit but not that strong. When I had a chance to actually stand up, it was already over.
Taichung / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Kaohsiung / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Nangang district Taipei City, Taiwan, home apartme / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (265 km N from epicenter)(no details): I am in Kaohsiung, but Taipei was the only choice for Taiwan that I could find in this page. It lasted for a while after I was woke up. Internet connection was off for a few minutes. When I checked where the epicenter was, it surprised me to be felt that strong here in the other side of the island. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (145 km N from epicenter)(no details): Woken on the second floor. Everything was shaking like crazy (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (184 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Woken from sleep with bed shaking on 11th floor of building (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (120 km W from epicenter)(no details): Don't know (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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