A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 149 km ESE of Choibalsan, Mongolia (93 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 13:37:39 / August 24, 2020 @ 1:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000beca. Event ids that are associated: us7000beca. Exact location of event, longitude 116.1973 East, latitude 47.3407 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:37:39 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 149 km ESE of Choibalsan, Mongolia.
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