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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 121 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:15 pm (GMT +9) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.2 quake Philippine Sea, 137 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, Jan 3, 2022 5:46 pm (GMT +8), which had occurred 13 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, 121 km southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, on Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:15 pm (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 51 km depth

16 Jan 08:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
16 Jan 08:33: Now using data updates from USGS
18 Jan 14:54: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 52.7 to 50.7 km (from 33 to 32 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.6 km (0.4 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: Jan 16, 2022 08:15:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 at 5:15 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 50.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.1908°N / 122.2624°E (Philippine Sea, Taiwan)
Antipode: 24.191°S / 57.738°W
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) SE of Taipei (pop: 7,871,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Kumi Island (pop: 1,680) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SE of Matsu Island (pop: 4,000) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (245 mi) E of Kinmen Island (pop: 127,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 21°C (70 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.251 km70 Km ENE of Hualien City, TaiwanUSGS
5.253 kmTaiwan RegionRaspberryShake
5.510 kmTaiwan: Near TaipeiRENASS
5.144 kmTaiwan RegionGFZ
5.244 kmTaiwan RegionGeoAu

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Taipei, taiwan (106.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : On the 23rd floor. Felt rumbling. Heard gentle cracking in walls around me. | 3 users found this interesting.  
Taipei / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Taipei / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Taipei / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
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