Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Taiwan

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Very strong, dangerous earthquake struck Hualien, Taiwan today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.4

Date-Time • 6 Feb 2018 15:50:42 UTC
• 6 Feb 2018 23:50:42 near epicenter

Location 24.158N 121.680E

Depth 9 km

Distances • 23 km (14 miles) NNE (25 degrees) of Hua-lien, Taiwan
• 52 km (32 miles) SSW (199 degrees) of Su-ao, Taiwan
• 100 km (62 miles) SE (135 degrees) of Hsin-chu, Taiwan
• 1064 km (661 miles) N (4 degrees) of MANILA, Philippines

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 5.2 km; Vertical 4.1 km

Parameters Nph = 83; Dmin = 8.8 km; Rmss = 0.86 seconds; Gp = 34°