Magnitude 6.4 - TAIWAN

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2009 December 19 13:02:16 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location23.763°N, 121.689°E
Depth44.6 km (27.7 miles)
Distances20 km (15 miles) SSE of Hua-lien, Taiwan
95 km (60 miles) SSW of Su-ao, Taiwan
105 km (65 miles) ESE of T'ai-chung, Taiwan
145 km (90 miles) S of T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.7 km (3.5 miles); depth +/- 7.4 km (4.6 miles)
ParametersNST= 73, Nph= 73, Dmin=47.2 km, Rmss=1.19 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Event IDus2009qjar
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Felt Reports

Fourteen people injured in Hualien. Felt thoughout Taiwan and on the east coast of China.

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