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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - TAIWAN REGION on Thursday, 15 December 2016

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - TAIWAN REGION on Thursday, 15 December 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.0 to 1.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 1.0 to 2.0 km.
Dec 15 14:43: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 4.8.
Dec 15 15:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 15 Dec 14:14:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.85°N / 121.29°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.83°N/121.18°E (114 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 15 Dec
Thu, 15 Dec 14:14 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmTaiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 15 Dec 14:14 UTCM 5.1 / 5 km台湾台东县海域[Map]CEIC
Thu, 15 Dec 14:14 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km- 22km NNE of Taitung City, Taiwan[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 15 Dec 20:05 UTCM 4.5 / 16 km - [info] (113 km) TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 19 Dec
Mon, 19 Dec 23:14 UTCM 4.4 / 9 km - [info] (69 km)- 90km ESE of Hualian, Taiwan
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 2 Jan
Mon, 2 Jan 19:23 UTCM 4.3 / 8 km - [info] (119 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 3 Jan
Tue, 3 Jan 20:56 UTCM 4.0 / 7 km - [info] (119 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 7 Jan
Sat, 7 Jan 19:52 UTCM 4.3 / 7 km - [info] (119 km) TAIWAN REGION
[Map]
EMSC
(10428.2 km SE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was like Wow
Wed, 11 Jan
Wed, 11 Jan 17:31 UTCM 4.4 / 5 km - [info] (150 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 12 Jan
Thu, 12 Jan 17:46 UTCM 4.1 / 2 km - [info] (151 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 10 Feb
Fri, 10 Feb 17:12 UTCM 5.3 / 25 km - [info] (155 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
Kaohsiung Hotel 85 Sky Tower / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Taiwan) (274 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was a case of was it or was it not one (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (6 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Awakening (via EMSC)
Tainan / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up from sleep.
kaoshioung / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Gangshan / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Nanzi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(70.1 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Kaohsiung / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(Taiwan) (279 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Didn't last very long but hanging things were noticeably moving. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Fri, 10 Feb 17:15 UTCM 4.2 / 6 km - [info] (160 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 12 Feb
Sun, 12 Feb 04:30 UTCM 4.3 / 6 km - [info] (161 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
(23.6 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Tue, 14 Feb
Tue, 14 Feb 06:54 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info] (97 km)台湾台东县海域[Map]CEIC
Sat, 18 Feb
Sat, 18 Feb 12:27 UTCM 3.6 / 8 km - [info] (81 km)台湾台东海域
[Map]
CEIC
Thu, 23 Mar
Thu, 23 Mar 17:09 UTCM 4.1 / 6 km - [info] (151 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 25 Mar
Sat, 25 Mar 15:02 UTCM 4.1 / 5 km - [info] (145 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 29 Mar
Wed, 29 Mar 16:34 UTCM 4.5 / 15 km - [info] (78 km) TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 16:20 UTCM 4.0 / 6 km - [info] (124 km)台湾台东县
[Map]
CEIC
Fri, 5 May
Fri, 5 May 05:07 UTCM 4.5 / 32 km - [info] (72 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 15 May
Mon, 15 May 23:12 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (97 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
(Taiwan) (139 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a slight dizziness. We were at the table and my companion thought I was moving the table. (via EMSC)
(199.2 km N from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed was shaking
Wed, 24 May
Wed, 24 May 09:49 UTCM 4.1 / 20 km - [info] (148 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 24 May 13:10 UTCM 5.0 / 18 km - [info] (147 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Chiayi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(58.7 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Thu, 25 May
Thu, 25 May 05:48 UTCM 4.6 / 19 km - [info] (149 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
minsyong chiayi district / MMI V (Moderate shaking): strong bang sound
Thu, 15 Jun
Thu, 15 Jun 21:29 UTCM 4.3 / 34 km - [info] (119 km) TAIWAN
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC
(Taiwan) (11 km W from epicenter)(no details): I want to sleep. Panama left us behind preferring money to freedom. Taiwan endure. (via EMSC)
Wed, 21 Jun
Wed, 21 Jun 23:36 UTCM 4.5 / 6 km - [info] (195 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 30 Jul
Sun, 30 Jul 01:00 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] (151 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 9 Aug
Wed, 9 Aug 16:05 UTCM 4.6 / 22 km - [info] (60 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 11 Aug
Fri, 11 Aug 01:58 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (93 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 13 Aug
Sun, 13 Aug 00:08 UTCM 4.5 / 59.7 km - [info]Unnamed 21.83°N/121.18°E (28 km) - Taiwan- 56km E of Hengchun, Taiwan
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 4 Sep
Mon, 4 Sep 05:42 UTCM 4.2 / 6 km - [info] (77 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 5 Sep
Tue, 5 Sep 18:55 UTCM 5.1 / 9 km - [info] (58 km) TAIWAN REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 17 Sep
Sun, 17 Sep 22:39 UTCM 4.8 / 27 km - [info] (55 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Hualien City / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was lying awake in bed on the second floor when it shook beginning with a gentle shake then I could tell the walls were shaking too. I think it lasted ten seconds.
Taichung / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Wed, 20 Sep
Wed, 20 Sep 14:29 UTCM 5.5 / 11 km - [info] (81 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
Hualien / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
xiushui (162 km NE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): patio doors and fans started shaking. felt like I was sitting on a boat. lasted for about 1-1.5 mins
Taipei city / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(Taiwan) (150 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The usual... (via EMSC)
Taichung (Taiwan, Province of China) (150 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Thought it a getting stronger,but quickly leveled out. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sun, 8 Oct
Sun, 8 Oct 23:29 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (70 km)Taiwan Region
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 21 Oct
Sat, 21 Oct 10:35 UTCM 4.3 / 26.1 km - [info] (197 km)- 185km E of Taitung City, Taiwan
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 25 Oct
Wed, 25 Oct 17:23 UTCM 4.1 / 5 km - [info] (140 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 1 Nov
Wed, 1 Nov 18:41 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (39 km)Taiwan Region
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 3 Nov
Fri, 3 Nov 02:48 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (129 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 3 Nov 23:34 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (55 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
Hualien / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sat, 11 Nov
Sat, 11 Nov 11:14 UTCM 4.4 / 17 km - [info] (121 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Yunlin , Douliu / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Nantou / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(58.7 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (26 km W from epicenter)(no details): Two short shakes around 7:15pm local time. Estimate about one or two seconds between the two shakes. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sat, 11 Nov 12:13 UTCM 4.2 / 20 km - [info] (121 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
(10 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
taoyuan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sat, 11 Nov 12:22 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (121 km)4.9 TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Tianwei township (31.4 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Nantou (9.2 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Vibration vertically (via app)
Sat, 11 Nov 12:24 UTCM 4.1 / 17 km - [info] (121 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Taichung Taiwan (59.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Sat, 11 Nov 13:39 UTCM 4.1 / 15 km - [info] (120 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Taichung (62.1 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Fri, 17 Nov
Fri, 17 Nov 19:30 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (63 km)Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 22 Nov
Wed, 22 Nov 14:20 UTCM 4.9 / 8 km - [info] (125 km)Taiwan
[Map]
GFZ
Kaohsiung / MMI IV (Light shaking): Wasin bathroom when I felt my body swaying to and fro. Lasted about a minute
Kaohsiung, Howard Hotel, 22nd floor (86.6 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it om 24th floor
(92.9 km S from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (31 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was like someone shaking the door real hard (via EMSC)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (137 km N from epicenter)(no details): On the 16th floor. Last for a long time, it felt. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (29 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Earthquake is very strong (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Wed, 22 Nov 22:19 UTCM 4.0 / 17 km - [info] (120 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
Taichung City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (29 km W from epicenter)(no details): About 2 seconds of gentle motion here in Dalin. Just woke up a few minutes beforehand so still in bed on the third floor. Might not have noticed it if I was already up and about. (via EMSC)
Thu, 23 Nov
Thu, 23 Nov 20:55 UTCM 4.8 / 17 km - [info] (123 km) TAIWAN
[Map]
EMSC
(603.1 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tianwei township / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(60.2 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (62 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 21st floor. Woke me up. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Mon, 27 Nov
Mon, 27 Nov 04:03 UTCM 4.1 / 5 km - [info] (120 km) TAIWAN[Map]EMSC

 

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