A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Hovd in Mongolia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000cs1c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cs1c. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.97 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 17:52:34 / November 20, 2020 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 101.2888 East, latitude 44.5839 North, depth = 15.97 km. The temblor was detected at 17:52:34 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Hovd (c. 27 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hovd (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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