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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Taiwan on Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Taiwan on Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Date & time: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:24 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.87°N / 121.6°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (27 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 13:24 UTCM 4.9 / 15 km TAIWANEMSC
Wed, 12 Dec 13:24 UTCM 4.6 / 18 km台湾花莲县CEIC
Wed, 12 Dec 13:24 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km- 14km SSW of Hualian, TaiwanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(61.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Grand Earl Hotel, Douliou City, Yunlin Province Ta / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt very light shaking when sitting at office desk. Hangers in carpet were rattling
Hualien city (13.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
shoufeng / MMI V (Moderate shaking)

 

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