6.8 earthquake in northern Taiwan

Earthquake

Magnitude 6.8 (Preliminary magnitude — Update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Tuesday, November 08, 2011 at 02:59:08 UTC
  • Tuesday, November 08, 2011 at 11:59:08 AM at epicenter
Location 27.200 ° N, 125.800 ° E
Depth 222 km (138.0 miles) set by location program
Region NORTHEAST OF TAIWAN
Distances
  • 218 km (136 miles) WNW (302 °) from Naha, Okinawa, Japan
  • 350 km (218 miles) NNE (27 °) from Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan
  • 487 km (302 miles) ENE (60 °) from T'AI-PEI, Taiwan
  • 1151 km (715 miles) S (186 °) from SEOUL, South Korea
Location Uncertainty Error estimate not available
Parameters NST = 23, Nph = 23, Dmin = 241.8 km, Rmss = 0.94 sec, Gp = 104 °,
M-type = "moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi / Mwp), Version = 1

Source: USGS

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