A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 42 km SW of Turt, Mongolia (26 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 100.2736° East, 51.2106° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d7l3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7l3. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:11 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 00:36:11 / January 12, 2021 @ 12:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 42 km SW of Turt, Mongolia.
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