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Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - 51 km NNE of Taitung City, Taiwan, miércoles, 15 sep 2021 18:50 (GMT +8) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - 51 km NNE of Taitung City, Taiwan, miércoles, 15 sep 2021 18:50 (GMT +8) Terremoto moderado mag. 4.5 - 51 km NNE of Taitung City, Taiwan, miércoles, 15 sep 2021 18:50 (GMT +8)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.5 a 20 km de profundidad

15 Sep 10:59 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 8 minutos.
Update Wed, 15 Sep 2021, 11:03

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake 51 km northeast of Taitung City, Taiwan

4.5 quake 15 Sep 6:50 pm (GMT +8)
4.5 quake 15 Sep 6:50 pm (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 12 minutes ago 51 km northeast of Taitung City, Taiwan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 20 km beneath the epicenter near Taitung City, Taiwan, early evening on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021, at 6:50 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Taitung City (pop. 109,600) located 51 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Lugu (pop. 19,600) located 92 km from the epicenter, Hualien City (pop. 350,500) 93 km away, Yujing (pop. 16,600) 95 km away, Puli (pop. 86,400) 99 km away, Douliu (pop. 104,700) 106 km away, and Nantou City (pop. 105,700) 112 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora15 Sep 2021 10:50:53 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentromiércoles, 15 sep 2021 18:50 (GMT +8)
Prof.20.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud23.16°N / 121.39°E (Taitung, Taiwan, Taiwán)
Antipode23.16°S / 58.61°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor débil
Sentido1 informe
Fuente primaria de datosEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Volcán mas cercanoUnnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (104 km / 65 mi)
Lugares cercanos51 km al NNE de Taitung City (pop: 109,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
92 km al SE de Lugu (pop: 19,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
93 km al SSO de Hualien City (pop: 350,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
95 km al E de Yujing (pop: 16,600) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
99 km al SSE de Puli (pop: 86,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
106 km al SE de Douliu (pop: 104,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
112 km al SE de Nantou City (pop: 105,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
114 km al SE de Zhongxing New Village (Nantou City) (pop: 25,500) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
126 km al ENE de Kaohsiung City (pop: 1,519,700) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
210 km al S de Taipéi (pop: 7,871,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoLight Rain 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from N
Energía sísmica estimada liberada3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalente a 84.8 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Seismic station: Taipei, Taiwan (TATO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 202 km / 125 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Taipei, Taiwan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
高雄市 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s

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