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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - TAIWAN REGION on Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - TAIWAN REGION on Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Jan 30 05:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 38.0 to 5.0 km.
Jan 30 05:34: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.7.
Jan 30 05:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 30 January 2019 05:21 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.66°N / 122.43°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (71 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 30 Jan 2019
Wed, 30 Jan 05:21 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmTaiwan RegionGFZ
Wed, 30 Jan 05:21 UTCM 5.5 / 14.1 kmTaiwan RegionGeoAu
Wed, 30 Jan 05:21 UTCM 5.2 / 20 km台湾花莲县海域CEIC
Wed, 30 Jan 05:21 UTCM 5.3 / 19.8 km- 90km ESE of Hualian, TaiwanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
San Bernardino CA 92405 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
hs (188.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(182.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(191.7 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): LINKOU DISTRICT NEW TAIPEI CITY (via app)
Hualien / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Visible and very noticeable side to side shaking (on 9th floor of apartment).
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like a single horizontal wave from east to west.
Taipei City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Howard Hotel / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Nantun District, Taichung (188.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): The earthquake just now gave a jolt sharp enough to be felt sitting on the sofa, and it set the hanging things a-swinging. There was an intial tremor which subsided, and then a moment later, an extended shake.
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(185.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(199.5 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Songshan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (182 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ça a bien bougé mais pas longtemps (via EMSC)
Daan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (180 km NW from epicenter)(no details): "2F" locally means the floor one above ground level (1F = ground) (via EMSC)
Dayuan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (194 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 有感 (via EMSC)
Zhongshan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (181 km NW from epicenter)(no details): close to Datzi, Taipei. 6th floor. Pretty long.(several seconds) (via EMSC)
Daan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (178 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Taipei (via EMSC)
Xinyi District (Taiwan, Province of China) (175 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The building was shaking for a few seconds. Living on the 15th floor in Taipei. (via EMSC)

 

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