Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Taiwan Region on Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - East China Sea, 112 km ENE of Taipéi, Taipei City, Taiwan, miércoles, 10 dic. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - East China Sea, 112 km ENE of Taipéi, Taipei City, Taiwan, miércoles, 10 dic. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 259 km depth

10 Dec 21:10 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 257.0 a 259.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 10 Dec 2014 21:03:39 UTC
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 259.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 25.56°N / 122.49°E (East China Sea, Taiwán)
Volcán mas cercano: Unnamed 25.40°N/122.20°E (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km al ENE de Keelung (pop: 397,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
112 km al ENE de Taipéi (pop: 7,871,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
116 km al NE de Ciudad de Yilan (pop: 94,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
119 km al ENE de Banqiao (pop: 543,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
136 km al ENE de Taoyuan City (pop: 402,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
142 km al ENE de Daxi (pop: 84,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
175 km al ENE de Hsinchu (pop: 404,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
197 km al NNE de Hualien City (pop: 350,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
241 km al NE de Taichung (pop: 1,040,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
395 km al NNE de Kaohsiung City (pop: 1,519,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
264 km al ESE de Matsu Island (pop: 4,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
219 km al ESE de Alligator Island --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.1259 kmTaiwan RegionGFZ
M 6.1254 km86km NE of Keelung, TaiwanUSGS
M 6.1254 kmNE of Keelung, TaiwanGeoAu

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taipei / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Taiwan, 138 km SW of epicenter) : It awoke me... (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: East China Sea, 112 km al noreste de Taipéi, Taipei City, Taiwan, Taiwán Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:03

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 01 May 2015 12:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    155 km (96.3 mi) depth
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - East China Sea, 112 km ENE of Taipéi, Taipei City, Taiwan, miércoles, 10 dic. 2014
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