M 4.6 earthquake in Taitung City, Asia,Taiwan on 16th April 2018 01:48:58 PM.
EDIS Number EQ-20180416-837912-TW
Magnitude M 4.6
Mercalli scale 4
Date-Time [UTC] 16th April 2018 01:48:58 PM
Local Date/Time Sunday,April 15th, 2018 at 21:48 in the in the evening at epicenter
Coordinate 22° 59.022,121° 22.170
Depth 15.17 km [9.43 miles]
Hypocentrum Shallow depth
Class Light
Continent Asia
Country Taiwan
Location 28.00 km [17.40 miles] to Taitung City,Asia
Source USGS
The potential impact of the earthquake Most people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing. Dishes, windows, and doors rattle. The earthquake feels like a heavy truck hitting the walls. A few people outdoors may feel movement. Parked cars rock.