Tuesday, January 8, 2019

5.0R in Taiwan <--Spot on Prediction

A 5.0R earthquake was reported today in Taiwan. The epicenter was at [23.19N, 121.67E] as shown in the top map. The second map below shows the hotspots our software produced where we expected possible activity. The nearest encircled hot spot we produced was [23.9N, 121E]. (Very good.)

MagnitudeMw 5.0
Date time2019-01-08 12:16:45.4 UTC
Location23.19 N ; 121.67 E
Depth30 km
Distances146 km SE of Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China / pop: 1,041,000 / local time: 20:16:45.4 2019-01-08
87 km S of Hualian, Taiwan, Province of China / pop: 351,000 / local time: 20:16:45.4 2019-01-08
72 km NE of Taitung City, Taiwan, Province of China / pop: 111,000 / local time: 20:16:45.4 2019-01-08

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