7.4 magnitude earthquake 64 km from Taitung City, Taiwan, Taiwan

1978-07-23 14:42:36 UTC

UTC time: Sunday, July 23, 1978 14:42 PM
Your time: 1978-07-23T14:42:36Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 14:42:36 UTC at 14:42
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.282, 121.512
64.2 km from Taitung City (40.2 miles)

Depth: 17 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 15:14:25 UTC at 15:14
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.667, 121.124
10.2 km from Taitung City (6.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

C

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 15:52:01 UTC at 15:52
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.3, 121.321
53.2 km from Taitung City (33.2 miles)

Depth: 19 km

D

5.0 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 16:02:42 UTC at 16:02
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.291, 121.41
58.2 km from Taitung City (36.2 miles)

Depth: 26 km

E
1978-07-23 16:05:30 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 16:05:30 UTC at 16:05
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 21.978, 121.461
74.2 km from Hengchun (46.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

F
1978-07-23 16:56:11 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 17 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 16:56:11 UTC at 16:56
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 21.946, 121.515
79.2 km from Hengchun (49.2 miles)

Depth: 17 km

G

4.6 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 17:30:37 UTC at 17:30
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 21.536, 121.821
121.2 km from Basco (75.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

H
1978-07-23 17:31:55 UTC 4.3 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan

4.3 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 17:31:55 UTC at 17:31
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 21.84, 121.745
105.2 km from Hengchun (65.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

I
1978-07-23 20:43:41 UTC 4.1 magnitude, 33 km depth
Hengchun, Taiwan, Taiwan

4.1 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 20:43:41 UTC at 20:43
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 21.75, 121.796
112.2 km from Hengchun (69.2 miles)

Depth: 33 km

J

4.4 magnitude earthquake

1978-07-23 21:07:08 UTC at 21:07
July 23, 1978 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 22.305, 121.439
58.2 km from Taitung City (36.2 miles)

Depth: 24 km