Magnitude 6.0 earthquake with reported depth of 70.9 km (44.1 miles) struck Taiwan on June 9, 2012 at 21:00 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 50 km (31 miles) E of Su’ao, Taiwan (24.522°N, 122.337°E). EMSC is reporting magnitude 5.9 and depth of 74 km.
54 minutes later, at 21:54 UTC, a 4.6 magnitude aftershock struck the same area.
|Depth||70.9 km (44.1 miles)|
|Distances||50 km (31 miles) E of Su’ao, Taiwan
95 km (59 miles) NE of Hualien, Taiwan
100 km (62 miles) SE of TAIPEI, Taiwan
1106 km (687 miles) N of MANILA, Philippines
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 11.5 km (7.1 miles); depth +/- 7.8 km (4.8 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=348, Nph=359, Dmin=69 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Selected Cities Exposed from GeoNames Database of Cities with 1,000 or more residents.
Historical seismicity – 2012
Featured image: Google Earth + USGS
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