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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 45 km SSW of Turt, Mongolia

Earthquake location 51.1601S, 100.3136WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SSW of Turt, Mongolia (28 miles) on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:15:02 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 19:15:02 / January 18, 2021 @ 7:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.7 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.3136 East, latitude 51.1601 North, depth = 17.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d16e. Unique identifier: us7000d16e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Turt, Mongolia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 100.3136° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.1601° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km SSW of Turt, Mongolia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-18 19:15:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-18 19:56:51 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 2.149 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us7000d16e Id of event.
Event Code 7000d16e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d16e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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