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
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.1259 kmTaiwan RegionGFZ
M 6.1255 km TAIWAN REGIONEMSC
M 6.1254 km86km NE of Keelung, TaiwanUSGS
M 6.1254 kmNE of Keelung, TaiwanGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
taipei / Light shaking (MMI IV)
(Taiwan, 138 km SW of epicenter) : It awoke me... (reported through EMSC)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

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

More info
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

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - East China Sea, 112 km ENE of Taipéi, Taipei City, Taiwan, miércoles, 10 dic. 2014
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us - Help us upgrade our server!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
Our server is reaching its limits and we need financing to increase capacity in order to deal with huge activity peaks when quakes occur. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every penny counts and every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features and in upgrading our software, please make a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you! With best regards from the VolcanoDiscovery team.
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | About us || English | Deutsch
Siga con nosotros: