A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Hatansuudal in Mongolia on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.81 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096js. Id of event: us100096js. Exact location of earthquake, 101.4714° East, 44.4344° North, depth 14.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 03:34:37 / July 4, 2017 @ 3:34 am. The temblor was detected at 11:34:37 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hovd (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 52 km ESE of Hatansuudal, Mongolia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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