Major magnitude 8.0 earthquake - 121 km west of Moron, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, on Sunday, 9 July 1905 at 09:40 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 8.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jul 1905 09:40:39 UTC
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.709°N / 98.483°E (Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) N of Tosontsengel (Dzabkhan) (pop: 9,530) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) W of Moron (Hövsgöl) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) W of Tsengel (Hövsgöl) (pop: 8,350) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NNE of Oulia-Sontai (Dzabkhan) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) WNW of Bulgan (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) NNE of Altai (Yesunbulag, Govĭ-Altay) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) WNW of Erdenet (Orhon) (pop: 79,600) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NNW of Bayanhongor (Bayankhongor) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
499 km (310 mi) NW of Arvayheer (Taragt, Övörhangay) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
647 km (402 mi) WNW of Ulaanbaatar (pop: 844,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1016 joules (17527 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.5 x 107 tons of TNT or 942.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 8.0||15 km||Tsetserleg, Mongolia||USGS|
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- 23 Jul 1905 02:46 UTC| M 8.3 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|140 km (87 mi) distance| USGS | Major magnitude 8.3 earthquake - 182 km north of Oulia-Sontai, Dzavhan Aymag, Mongolia, on Sunday, 23 July 1905 at 02:46 (GMT)