A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 216 km WSW of Hovd, Mongolia (134 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 01:59:41 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 01:59:41 / July 20, 2020 @ 1:59 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000arej. Id of event: us7000arej. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.8582 East, latitude 43.6602 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 216 km WSW of Hovd, Mongolia.
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