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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - TAIWAN REGION on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - information

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - TAIWAN REGION on Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - TAIWAN REGION on Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Oct 23 04:52: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 40.0 km.
Oct 23 04:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 23 October 2018 04:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.08°N / 122.69°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (82 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Tue, 23 Oct 04:34 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmTaiwan RegionGFZ
Tue, 23 Oct 04:34 UTCM 5.7 / 34.2 km- 57km SW of Yonakuni, JapanUSGS
Tue, 23 Oct 04:34 UTCM 6.0 / 30 km台湾花莲县海域CEIC
Tue, 23 Oct 04:34 UTCM 5.6 / 32.5 kmTaiwan RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Hsinchu / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting outdoors at a picnic table, I suddenly feel queasy but then I realized the ground was shaking and I wasn't actually dizzy.
Yilan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei (157.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Royal Inn Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(119.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(165.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My first time! Surprising and creepy, somehow funny in a safe and modern building
(154.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(183.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
NCCU / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei / not felt
Dayuan / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Taipei City (156.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Was at 5th floor and felt the room shaking rhytmically.
Taipei / MMI III (Weak shaking)
New TAIPEI City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
SongShan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light shaking. Don’t notice. But luckily, my mobile phone alerted.
(158.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): moderate horizontal shaking but quite long, about 20-30 sec
taipei h imperial / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(171.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 15th floor felt hotel swaying. Support in walls creaking
Taipei / MMI V (Moderate shaking): At 12 floors big building
Malaysia / not felt
Ximending, taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Songshan, Taipei (157.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt my bed move as if it was staying in a hôtel by the highway, and a lot of traffic was passing by. But I live in Songshan District, east Taipei, at the 5th floor of an apartment.
Jiaosi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Miaoli City / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Da’an (153.2 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taoyuan City. Taoyuan District / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the room swing. I thought I was just dizzy at first. Nothing audible or rattled.
Taipei (160.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Yangmingshan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was in my kitchen and begannto feel somewhat dizzy - then seeing my chandlier move. Yangmingshan
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Taoyuan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hsinchu city / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Swaying on Sheraton hotel 22 floor.
Nanjing / MMI VI (Strong shaking): First time experience earthquake shake in Taiwan. Third level. Can feel strong shake in hotel room. Felt giddy after that. Nothing fell inside hotel room.
Taipei, on the 7th floor of a building / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in my room on the 7th floor of a building in central Taipei, when the building started to shake rolling fashion similar to the gentle rocking of waves against a small boat. The rocking started quickly, persisted 20-30 seconds, and dissipated slowly.
Taichung City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
New Taipei City / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Zhunan (193.9 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
No. 77, Shizheng Road, 40756 Xitun, Taiwan (209.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): My first earthquake experience, was resting after a long trip and noticed a shudder. It felt much like a large truck had driven by, but I am on the 17th floor of a hotel.
Yilan City / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
New Taipei City / MMI III (Weak shaking): My friends and I felt it while eating in the Fu Jen Catholic University Cafeteria.
Hsinchu / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Linykou / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Taipei / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Taipei / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Taipei / MMI V (Moderate shaking): long Shake Not too strong I think
Taipei city / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Taoyuan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (177 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 2nd Earthquake today... Tic Tok sound from son’s roly-poly made me more scared... (via EMSC)
Xizhi District (Taiwan, Province of China) (154 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted a good 30 seconds. Nothing fell off the shelves but did get some creaking noises (via EMSC)
Lu Zhu Qu (Taiwan, Province of China) (182 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt little bit of shaking (via EMSC)
Zhudong Township (Taiwan, Province of China) (181 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Restaurant I was in was rocking for a good 30 seconds in Hsinchu County. (via EMSC)
Zhongli District (Taiwan, Province of China) (177 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted maybe 25 seconds (via EMSC)
Shilin District (Taiwan, Province of China) (166 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Can feel on the street when standing on the ground (via EMSC)
Zhongzheng District (Taiwan, Province of China) (162 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I felt the building dancing. Taipei Main station area, 9 floor (via EMSC)
Daan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (160 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Just in a restaurant heavy!!!! (via EMSC)
Neihu District (Taiwan, Province of China) (159 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 7 étageun mouvement très net.Dhazi Taipei (via EMSC)
Daan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (158 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Relevant shake (for a foreigner). I was told it is normal for Taiwanese people. I was the only one scared and running in the corridor. Other just calmly stayed in (via EMSC)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (158 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake was shaking the hospital quite a bit Specially being up on the 13th floor Everyone here Is a little shookin up but doing ok (via EMSC)
Baoshan Township (Taiwan, Province of China) (185 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt my bed shake a little for a while.. (via EMSC)
Beitou District (Taiwan, Province of China) (159 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The room felt like it was spinning in Taipei! (via EMSC)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (151 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hotel swayed and glass of water shaking! (via EMSC)

 

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