Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.7 - 36 km northeast da Tainan, Tainan City, Taiwan, sabato, 17 ottobre 2020 -

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.7 - 36 km northeast da Tainan, Tainan City, Taiwan, sabato, 17 ottobre 2020

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Oct 15:16 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 13 minuti.
17 Oct 15:49: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.6 a 4.7. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 10.2 km (6.3 mi) al NNW.
Data & ora: 17 Oct 2020 03:03:14 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 17 Oct 11:03 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitudine: 4.7
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 23,26°N / 120,41°E (Taiwan)
Vulcano più vicino: Unnamed 24.00°N/121.83°E (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km NNW da Yujing (pop: 16,600)
36 km NNE da Tainan (pop: 771,200)
52 km SSW da Douliu (pop: 104,700)
72 km N da Kaohsiung (pop: 1,519,700)
77 km SSW da Nantou (pop: 105,700)
80 km S da Yuanlin (pop: 124,700)
655 km E da Shenzhen (Cina) (pop: 10,358,400)
732 km E da Guangzhou (Cina) (pop: 11,071,400)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7,1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [saperne di più]
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 4.710 km36 Km NNE of Tainan, TaiwanGFZ
M 4.510 km4.7 TaiwanEMSC
M 4.912 km40 Km NNE of Tainan, TaiwanCEIC
M 4.410 km22 Km NW of Yujing, TaiwanUSGS
M 4.912 km40 Km NNE of Tainan, TaiwanCEIC

User reports for this quake (13)

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30.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
58.4 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Taichung / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tainan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Tainan city North district, KaiYuan Road / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Taichung / not felt
Chiayi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Hsinchu City / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Lugu (Taiwan, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Short earthquake, around 2-3 seconds, felt in Nantou county, Shuili township (reported through EMSC)
Fengshan (Taiwan, 67 km S of epicenter) : Gempa (reported through EMSC)
Tainan (Taiwan, 29 km SW of epicenter) : Second quick tremor (reported through EMSC)
Zhubei (Taiwan, 191 km N of epicenter) : Gentle shaking for about ten seconds in Zhudong (reported through EMSC)
Taichung (Taiwan, Province of China, 107 km N of epicenter) : Wow (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 36 km northeast of Tainan, Tainan City, Taiwan, on 17 Oct 11:03 pm (GMT +8)
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