Magnitude 6.3 - TAIWAN REGION

2004 November 08 15:55:01 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Location24.059°N, 122.548°E
Depth29 km (18.0 miles) set by location program
Distances 95 km (60 miles) SE of Su-ao, Taiwan
100 km (60 miles) E of Hua-lien, Taiwan
155 km (95 miles) SE of T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
170 km (105 miles) WSW of Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.9 km (3.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=135, Nph=135, Dmin=147.9 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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    Felt at T'ai-pei. Recorded (4 TAP) in I-lan; (3 TAP) in Chang-hua, Hua-lien, Hsin-chu, Miao-li, Nan- t'ou, T'ai-pei and T'ao-yuan; (2 TAP) in Chia-i, T'ai-chung, T'ai-nan, T'ai-tung and Yun-lin Counties.

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