Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 202 km south of Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan, on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 16:54 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 21 km depth
8 Jul 17:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.24°N / 121.3°E (Hualien, Taiwan, Taiwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Taitung City (pop: 109,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Lugu (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Yujing (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SSE of Puli (pop: 86,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SSW of Hualien City (pop: 350,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Douliu (pop: 104,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Nantou City (pop: 105,700) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) SE of Yuanlin (pop: 124,700) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NE of Kaohsiung City (pop: 1,519,700) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) S of Taipei (pop: 7,871,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||21 km||Taiwan||EMSC|
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