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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 45 km E of Hatansuudal, Mongolia



Earthquake location 44.5426S, 101.4007WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Hatansuudal in Mongolia. Unique identifier: us20009n0m. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n0m. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.4007 East, latitude 44.5426 North, depth = 15.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:15:32 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.48 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 14:15:32 / June 11, 2017 @ 2:15 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hovd. Country/countries that might be effected, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Hovd (c. 27 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km E of Hatansuudal, Mongolia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.4007° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.5426° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km E of Hatansuudal, Mongolia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-11 14:15:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-21 15:05:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.781 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009n0m Id of event.
Event Code 20009n0m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n0m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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