A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Jargalant in Mongolia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 07:16:56 / March 3, 2020 @ 7:16 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:16:56 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.3561° East, 49.0139° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us60008b6m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b6m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Erdenet (c. 79 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bulgan (c. 17 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bulgan, Erdenet.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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.
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