A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 28 km S of Dzuyl, Mongolia (17 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:03:13 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008cmt. Event ids that are associated: us70008cmt. Exact location of earthquake, 93.9586° East, 46.0556° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 03:03:13 / March 20, 2020 @ 3:03 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 28 km S of Dzuyl, Mongolia.
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