A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km WSW of Turt, Mongolia (22 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 16:31:16 / January 12, 2021 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 100.1934° East, 51.3597° North, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:31:16 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d7tb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7tb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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