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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - TAIWAN on Monday, 23 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - TAIWAN on Monday, 23 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - TAIWAN on Monday, 23 March 2015
Mar 23 14:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 23 March 2015 10:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.73°N / 121.77°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (34 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 23 Mar 2015
Mon, 23 Mar 10:13 UTCM 5.6 / 41 kmTaiwanGFZ
Mon, 23 Mar 10:13 UTCM 5.9 / 31 km31km SSE of Hualian, TaiwanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Taipei dinxi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei, Taiwan / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in my kitchen. The pot full of water in the sink started moving first, then the hanging utensils, then the whole building started rocking.
Taichung / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Taipeh / MMI IV (Light shaking)
taipei city / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was lying in 13th floor hotel bed in taipei city to relax from Europe flight. Then suddenly I felt like in a water bed. It was slightly shaking. The cupport door also rattles. After 1min it was over
Taizhong / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Sitting inside, third floor, my seat and table where shaking
Hualien / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taichung / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking): Have been in the hotel room and felt the room shaking a few times from one side to the other. The candeliers kept moving nearly 10 minutes.
Hsinchu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (146 km NW from epicenter)(no details): not the worst one I felt (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (108 km NW from epicenter)(no details): About 10 seconds, not too strong but the strongest i felt till now. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very slight but consistent orbital swaying for about 30-40 seconds. Given the location south of Hualian it is quite a distance to Taipei. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (144 km NW from epicenter)(no details): still calm and quickly going to outside (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (143 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It felt very shallow compared to a lot of them! (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (119 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt the shaking then our building was shifting right and left for about 30 seconds (via EMSC)


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