Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Hualien, Taiwan

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Hualien, Taiwan

Posted by Teo Blašković on April 18, 2019 at 05:41 UTC (11 hours ago)
Categories: Featured articles, Seismic activity

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Hualien, Taiwan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by Taiwan’s CWB as M6.1 hit Hualian, Taiwan at 05:01 UTC (13:01 LT) on April 18, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 18.8 km (11.7 miles). USGS is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles); EMSC M6.1 at a depth of 19 km (11.8 miles).

According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 13 km (8.1 miles) NE of Hualien City (population 350 468), 74 km (46 miles) E of Puli (population 86 406), and 77 km (48 miles) S of Yilan (population 94 188), Taiwan.

https://watchers.news/2019/04/18/hualien-taiwan-earthquake-april-2019/