Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan, on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at 23:17 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 61 km depth
16 Jun 23:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.62°N / 121.98°E (Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Kueishantao (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Yilan (pop: 94,200)
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Keelung (pop: 397,500)
66 km (41 mi) SE of Taipei (pop: 7,871,900)
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Daxi (Taoyuan) (pop: 84,500)
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Taoyuan City (Taoyuan) (pop: 402,000)
81 km (50 mi) NNE of Hualien City (Hualien) (pop: 350,500)
736 km (457 mi) S of Shanghai (China) (pop: 22,315,500)
839 km (521 mi) ENE of Shenzhen (China) (pop: 10,358,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.7||61 km||Taiwan||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Taoyuan (78 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Taipei / Light shaking (MMI IV)