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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - TAIWAN REGION on Monday, 20 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - TAIWAN REGION on Monday, 20 April 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.4 quake: TAIWAN REGION on Mon, 20 Apr 01h42, which had occurred 10 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - TAIWAN REGION on Monday, 20 April 2015
Apr 20 14:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 20 April 2015 11:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.06°N / 122.64°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (57 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Apr 2015
Mon, 20 Apr 12:00 UTCM 6.0 / 30 kmTaiwan RegionGFZ
Mon, 20 Apr 12:00 UTCM 6.1 / 29 km66km SW of Yonakuni, JapanUSGS
Mon, 20 Apr 12:00 UTCM 6.1 / 29 kmSW of Yonakuni, JapanGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Taipei City / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Taipei, Taiwan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was on the top floor of a 25th floors building. The feeling was like on a boat duiring 3-5 meter waves.
New Taipei, Yonghe District (155.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
taipei city lake hotel 14th floor / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (156 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Just sat and did nothing. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (157 km NW from epicenter)(no details): felt building shake or sway (via EMSC)

 

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