Magnitude 6.5 - SOUTHEAST OF TAIWAN
2010 April 26 02:59:52 UTC
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|Depth||22.2 km (13.8 miles)|
|Region||SOUTHEAST OF TAIWAN|
|Distances||250 km (155 miles) S of Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan|
265 km (165 miles) NE of Basco, Batan Islands, Philippines
275 km (170 miles) ESE of T'ai-tung, Taiwan
2160 km (1340 miles) SW of TOKYO, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 12.5 km (7.8 miles); depth +/- 5.3 km (3.3 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=240, Nph=244, Dmin=259.3 km, Rmss=1.09 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
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Felt (III) at Taipei and (II) at Tai-chung. Also felt at Chang-hua, Chao-chou, Chia-i, Ching-shui, Chung-ho, Chung-li, Chu-pei, Fang-yuan, Hsin-chu-shih, Hsin-tien, Kang-shan, Kao-hsiung, Ma-kung, Pei-tou, San-chung, San-hsia, Sha-lu, Tan-shui, Tao-yuan, Tou-fen and Wu-chi. Recorded (3 TAP) in Hua-lien, I-lan and T'ai-tung; (2 TAP) in Miao-li, Nan-t'ou, P'ing-tung, T'ai-nan and Yun-lin; (1 TAP) in P'eng-hu. Felt (II) at Quanzhou, China. Also felt at Ishigaki, Japan.
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