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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - TAIWAN on Monday, 23 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - TAIWAN on Monday, 23 March 2015

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - TAIWAN on Monday, 23 March 2015
Mar 23 14:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 30.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 23 Mar 10:13:50 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.73°N / 121.77°E (Taïwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (34 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 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.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 23 Mar 2015
Mon, 23 Mar 10:13 UTCM 5.6 / 41 kmTaiwanGFZ
Mon, 23 Mar 10:13 UTCM 5.9 / 31 km31km SSE of Hualian, TaiwanUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Taipei dinxi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei, Taiwan / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in my kitchen. The pot full of water in the sink started moving first, then the hanging utensils, then the whole building started rocking.
Taichung / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Taipeh / MMI IV (Light shaking)
taipei city / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I was lying in 13th floor hotel bed in taipei city to relax from Europe flight. Then suddenly I felt like in a water bed. It was slightly shaking. The cupport door also rattles. After 1min it was over
Taizhong / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Sitting inside, third floor, my seat and table where shaking
Hualien / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taichung / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking): Have been in the hotel room and felt the room shaking a few times from one side to the other. The candeliers kept moving nearly 10 minutes.
Hsinchu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taipei City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(Taiwan) (146 km NW from epicenter)(no details): not the worst one I felt (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (108 km NW from epicenter)(no details): About 10 seconds, not too strong but the strongest i felt till now. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (83 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very slight but consistent orbital swaying for about 30-40 seconds. Given the location south of Hualian it is quite a distance to Taipei. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (144 km NW from epicenter)(no details): still calm and quickly going to outside (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (143 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It felt very shallow compared to a lot of them! (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (119 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt the shaking then our building was shifting right and left for about 30 seconds (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 5 Apr 2015
Sun, 5 Apr 04:37 UTCM 4.2 / 102 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 5 Apr 20:50 UTCM 4.3 / 22 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 6 Apr 2015
Mon, 6 Apr 11:37 UTCM 4.8 / 79 km - [info]Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 7 Apr 2015
Tue, 7 Apr 07:19 UTCM 4.2 / 13 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 13 Apr 2015
Mon, 13 Apr 17:13 UTCM 4.6 / 8 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 15 Apr 2015
Wed, 15 Apr 19:48 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Apr 2015
Mon, 20 Apr 01:42 UTCM 6.4 / 7 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Apr 11:20 UTCM 4.9 / 39 km - [info]Taiwan[Map]GFZ
Mon, 20 Apr 11:45 UTCM 5.5 / 47 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Apr 11:59 UTCM 5.9 / 20 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Apr 2015
Tue, 21 Apr 11:06 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 24 Apr 2015
Fri, 24 Apr 12:00 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info]73km E of Hualian, Taiwan[Map]USGS
Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Sat, 25 Apr 20:01 UTCM 5.3 / 44 km - [info]Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 29 Apr 2015
Wed, 29 Apr 08:19 UTCM 4.0 / 5 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 3 May 2015
Sun, 3 May 13:09 UTCM 4.7 / 26 km - [info]Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 4 May 2015
Mon, 4 May 01:16 UTCM 4.5 / 30 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 May 2015
Mon, 11 May 08:38 UTCM 4.7 / 12 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 May 23:43 UTCM 4.3 / 21 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 25 May 2015
Mon, 25 May 21:22 UTCM 4.6 / 5 km - [info]Taiwan[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 May 2015
Tue, 26 May 00:56 UTCM 4.9 / 29 km - [info]Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 28 May 2015
Thu, 28 May 07:57 UTCM 4.8 / 21 km - [info]Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 7 Jun 2015
Sun, 7 Jun 04:32 UTCM 4.0 / 27 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Mon, 8 Jun 2015
Mon, 8 Jun 17:22 UTCM 4.3 / 48 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 16 Jun 2015
Tue, 16 Jun 15:16 UTCM 4.5 / 20 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sun, 21 Jun 2015
Sun, 21 Jun 06:15 UTCM 4.8 / 22 km - [info]Taiwan Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 2 Jul 2015
Thu, 2 Jul 07:44 UTCM 4.1 / 21 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 4 Jul 2015
Sat, 4 Jul 03:10 UTCM 4.0 / 20 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
Fri, 10 Jul 09:38 UTCM 4.2 / 7 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 22 Jul 2015
Wed, 22 Jul 16:26 UTCM 4.3 / 17 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Sat, 25 Jul 2015
Sat, 25 Jul 10:25 UTCM 4.1 / 24 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Tue, 28 Jul 06:27 UTCM 4.4 / 12 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Jul 06:59 UTCM 4.4 / 7 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Jul 11:47 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Thu, 13 Aug 2015
Thu, 13 Aug 14:08 UTCM 5.5 / 30 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Sep 2015
Tue, 1 Sep 13:24 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Taiwan[Map]GFZ
Tue, 1 Sep 17:34 UTCM 4.7 / 20 km - [info] TAIWAN REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 10 Sep 2015
Thu, 10 Sep 15:23 UTCM 4.4 / 9 km - [info]台湾花莲县附近海域[Map]CEIC
Thu, 10 Sep 15:23 UTCM 4.6 / 15 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 15 Sep 2015
Tue, 15 Sep 17:56 UTCM 4.3 / 8 km - [info]台湾花莲县附近海域[Map]CEIC
Tue, 15 Sep 17:56 UTCM 4.7 / 18 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 15 Sep 19:37 UTCM 5.7 / 7 km - [info]台湾宜兰县附近海域[Map]CEIC
Tue, 15 Sep 19:37 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Tue, 15 Sep 20:43 UTCM 4.4 / 18 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 (7 earthquakes)
Wed, 16 Sep 02:07 UTCM 4.3 / 16 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 06:30 UTCM 4.1 / 18 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 13:08 UTCM 5.4 / 7 km - [info]台湾宜兰县附近海域[Map]CEIC
Wed, 16 Sep 13:09 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 13:26 UTCM 4.4 / 19 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC
Wed, 16 Sep 13:30 UTCM 4.0 / 16 km - [info]台湾花莲县附近海域[Map]CEIC
Wed, 16 Sep 13:30 UTCM 4.3 / 18 km - [info] TAIWAN[Map]EMSC

 

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