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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - TAIWAN on Friday, 15 February 2019

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - TAIWAN on Friday, 15 February 2019
Feb 15 14:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 44.0 to 34.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.0 to 40.0 km.
Feb 15 14:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Date & time: Friday, 15 February 2019 14:08 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.75°N / 121.85°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (24 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 15 Feb 2019
Fri, 15 Feb 14:08 UTCM 4.1 / 32 km台湾花莲县海域 (Taiwan)CEIC
Fri, 15 Feb 14:08 UTCM 4.7 / 42 kmTaiwanGFZ
Fri, 15 Feb 14:08 UTCM 4.9 / 46.6 km25km SE of Hualian, TaiwanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jiaoxi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it a bit in Taipei for few seconds. 3rd Floor, old building
Hualien, Taiwan / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed swaying, cups clattering, glass door for shower in hotel rattling
Chiayi train station (145 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Not felt on 4th floor (via app)
Taoyuan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (142 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Significant irregular shaking (via EMSC)
Tucheng District (Taiwan, Province of China) (136 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Moderate shake (via EMSC)
Dayuan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (145 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 一點搖 (via EMSC)

 

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