A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Buyanbat in Mongolia on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 03:14:08 / February 17, 2020 @ 3:14 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007u9j. Unique identifier: us70007u9j. The temblor was reported at 11:14:08 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 95.9249° East, 46.9249° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Altai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Altai (c. 15 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 in the same area. 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: 5 km S of Buyanbat, Mongolia.
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