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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 24 km E of Shiree, Mongolia

Earthquake location 45.828S, 103.7102WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Shiree in Mongolia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 00:31:27 / April 14, 2018 @ 12:31 am. Id of earthquake: us2000e01u. Event ids that are associated: us2000e01u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 103.7102° East, 45.828° North, depth 14.3 km. The temblor was detected at 08:31:27 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Arvayheer (c. 25 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arvayheer (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 24 km E of Shiree, Mongolia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 103.7102° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.828° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km E of Shiree, Mongolia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-14 00:31:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-14 01:16:50 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 259 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 2.725 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us2000e01u Id of event.
Event Code 2000e01u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e01u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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