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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Ulaangom in Mongolia

Earthquake location 49.7787S, 91.2281WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Ulaangom in Mongolia. Exact location of event, longitude 91.2281 East, latitude 49.7787 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000d3i7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d3i7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 21:21:28 / December 27, 2020 @ 9:21 pm. 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). The temblor was detected at 21:21:28 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Ulaangom (c. 28 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ulaangom (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km WSW of Ulaangom, Mongolia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 91.2281° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.7787° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64 km WSW of Ulaangom, Mongolia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-27 21:21:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-27 22:55:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.76 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d3i7 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3i7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d3i7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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