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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Taiwan on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Taiwan on Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Taiwan on Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Date & time: Tuesday, 6 February 2018 15:50 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.08°N / 121.68°E (Taïwan)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (18 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Taiwan / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hsinchu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Gelsenkirchen / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Gelsenkirchen / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Taipei City / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hong Kong / not felt
new taipei city / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kaohsiung / MMI IV (Light shaking): 11th floor, bed rocking, ceiling lights swinging.
(107.1 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei (108.4 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sheraton hsinchu (101.9 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Taipei ,Kunming Street / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The light a swinging more than 5 cm , time 23:52
(107.6 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
yuan lin / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tayouan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Linkou / MMI IV (Light shaking)
新北 (108 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (166 km S from epicenter)(no details): Long shoking (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (115 km W from epicenter)(no details): Durata notevole , muoveva il letto , almeno altri tre fenomeni ,sempre meno forti, in sequenza (via EMSC)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (91 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shoking longlong colapse road and palace (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (99 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Nearly 20 seconds long. Felt stronger than the Sunday quake. I have noticed more strong quakes in Taiwan than back in my home state of California. In the past three years I have experienced four 6 M quakes and at least a dozen 5 M quakes in Taiwan. Structures at the Academia Sinica seem to handle quakes well, although some rooms in the Institute of Molecular Biology seem to have cracks on the walls. (via EMSC)
Xiulin Township (Taiwan, Province of China) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): Staying at the Tianxiang Youth Center, Taroko Gorge, so just outside Hualien. In bed and the whole room shook. No damage, but the front of the air conditioner fell off. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (222 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt by more people around me than the one two nights ago. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (110 km W from epicenter)(no details): The Tung-Shuai hotel of Hualian City falls down, very scary! (via EMSC)
East District (Taiwan, Province of China) (104 km NW from epicenter)(no details): powerful shake (via EMSC)
Xinyi District (Taiwan, Province of China) (100 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking again 15th floor xinyi district Taipei (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (223 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it last long. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (223 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 20-30 seconds (via EMSC)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (202 km SW from epicenter)(no details): On the bed and start to move under me at the hotel level 22 in Tainan (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (104 km NW from epicenter)(no details): strong shake (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (103 km W from epicenter)(no details): Soft shake for 3-4 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (102 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 4th floor in taipei (via EMSC)
Zhubei City (Taiwan, Province of China) (101 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking on the 19th floor of Sheraton Hsinchu (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (100 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Strong shaking... For 45 - 60 seconds. On the 15th. Floor. (via EMSC)
Yangmei District (Taiwan, Province of China) (100 km NW from epicenter)(no details): On the ground floor of the house and really bad shaking. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (100 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The worst shaking in the last three days. On 6 th floor in Taoyuan City, objects shook enough to rattle, could feel building swaying some. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (99 km NW from epicenter)(no details): That was big! Everything was shaking and bigger than last weeks! (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (99 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shaky but all ok! (via EMSC)
Daan District (Taiwan, Province of China) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shorter than yesterday ... about 20 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It feels like 4.0 earthquake, CWB confirmed that the earthquake was located at Hualien, 6.1. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Had sex - didn't had to move, earthquake did it for me. 5/7 (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fucking scary (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Swaying was more significant than Feb 4th evening earthquake and longer lasting. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lots of shaking, on 16th flr (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Another strong one similar to a few nights ago. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (98 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lasted about 15 to 20 sec. (via EMSC)
Yonghe District (Taiwan, Province of China) (97 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It felt stronger than the 6.1 this past weekend. The high rise was swaying for quite a while, maybe 30 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan, Province of China) (95 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Taïwan est un Etat indépendant et non une province de Chine. Merci de corriger cette erreur (via EMSC)
Tucheng District (Taiwan, Province of China) (93 km NW from epicenter)(no details): 15th floor , felt the bed moving strongly (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (92 km NW from epicenter)(no details): More vielent than the one the other day. Seemed to last longer and start reduce then increase in integrity. Now feel a aftershock. Taipei (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (92 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Frightening. Really strong shake. The notification from the government arrived in Taipei before we felt it. Good job. (via EMSC)
(Taiwan) (92 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 17th floor apartment. Brisk shaking for a bit 20 seconds. Shit pants. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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