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Strong earthquake rocks Taiwan

Feb 05, 2016

An earthquake with magnitude 6.4 occurred near Kao-hsiung, Taiwan at 19:57:26.30 UTC on Feb 5, 2016.

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 6.4

Date-Time • 5 Feb 2016 19:57:26 UTC
• 6 Feb 2016 03:57:26 near epicenter
Location 22.830N 120.625E

Depth 10 km

Distances • 22 km (13 mi) NE of Pingtung, Taiwan
• 36 km (22 mi) SSE of Yujing, Taiwan
• 39 km (24 mi) NE of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
• 45 km (27 mi) ESE of Tainan, Taiwan
• 667 km (413 mi) E of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 5.3 km; Vertical 1.8 km
Parameters Nph = 147; Dmin = 46.7 km; Rmss = 1.16 seconds; Gp = 18°

Strong earthquake rocks Taiwan



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