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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 59km SSW of Hualian, Taiwan on Thursday, 31 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 45km SSW of Hualian, Taiwan on Thursday, 31 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 45km SSW of Hualian, Taiwan on Thursday, 31 October 2013
Date & time: Thu, 31 Oct 12:02:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, October 31, 2013 20:02:09
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.5908°N / 121.443°E (Taïwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (74 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 31 Oct 2013
Thu, 31 Oct 12:02 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmTaiwanGFZ
Thu, 31 Oct 12:02 UTCM 6.3 / 10 km TAIWANEMSC
Thu, 31 Oct 12:02 UTCM 6.3 / 12 kmSSW of Hualian, TaiwanGeoAu
Thu, 31 Oct 12:02 UTCM 6.5 / 15 km台湾付近 (Taiwan near)JMA

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
xiaoshan, hangzhou, china / MMI IV (Light shaking)
xiaoshan, hangzhou, china / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Banqiao (157.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
taipei (158.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei, Taiwan (161.9 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Taipei, Wenshan district (156.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): We felt the floor shaking in our apartment but didn't notice any objects moving. It had a duration of about ten seconds.
neihu teipei (166.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Nanjing China / MMI IV (Light shaking): Very strange feeling. Leave the house and waiting 10 min outside.
Johnshan District, Keelung City, Taiwan, 203 (169.1 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I live in Keelung, Taiwan. The shaking in my apartment on the 3rd floor was strong. Even my bookcase swayed as did the TV, curtains, computer screen, water bottles and paintings.
Taipei (158.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Hsinchu,Taiwan (143.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Linhai China / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
hsinchu / MMI IV (Light shaking): Not so much shaking as rocking--back and forth. Our light was swinging half-a-foot both directions.
Taichung / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Longer than normal, big movements rather than shaking
Taipei, Taiwan / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taichung, Taiwan / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Xinying District (Taiwan) (122 km W from epicenter)(no details): It is hard to find my place with the spelling of the Taiwanese cities (via EMSC)
Ningbo (China) (692 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt strongly on high floors (25th floor) of building. (via EMSC)
Wugu District (Taiwan) (163 km N from epicenter)(no details): Wugu is 8 Km from Taipei - so we were not that close - I was in L.A. during the Northridge quake in Jan 93 - about the same size, but was closer to that one - here I would say I could feel the quake for about 15 to 20 seconds - it seemed like it was getting a little less then suddenly there was a strong shake (not quite a jolt) and then it dissipated rapidly (via EMSC)
Zhongshan District (Taiwan) (171 km N from epicenter)(no details): It set of a couple of car alarms in the street (via EMSC)
Banqiao District (Taiwan) (153 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was my first experience of an earthquake. (via EMSC)
Dong District (Taiwan) (136 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The slight swaying lasted close to 2 minutes (via EMSC)
Wuqi District (Taiwan) (113 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I stay in Taichung,but I received calls from friends up North in Taipei how felt the earthquake , people were leaving the restaurants and buildings into the streets (via EMSC)

 

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