A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 km SSE of Oldziyt, Mongolia (10 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 18:14:42 / March 14, 2018 @ 6:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 101.4364° East, 48.3876° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:14:42 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7hb. Unique identifier: us1000d7hb.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SSE of Oldziyt, Mongolia.
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