Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 19 km west of Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:10 pm (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake 36 km south of Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, 12 Jan 2021 5:32 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 1 day 14 hours earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 19 km west of Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:10 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Jan 11:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
13 Jan 12:09: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.6. Epicenter location corrected by 7.8 km (4.9 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 11:10:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:10 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.55°N / 100.39°E (Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia)
Nearest volcano: Tunkin (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Turt (Khankh, Hövsgöl) (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) N of Moron (Hövsgöl) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) W of Slyudyanka (Slyudyansky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) SW of Cheremkhovo (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 57,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) WSW of Usol'ye-Sibirskoye (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 85,900) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) WSW of Angarsk (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 243,200) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) WSW of Shelekhov (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) WSW of Irkutsk (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 586,700) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (238 mi) NW of Erdenet (Orhon) (pop: 79,600) --> See nearby quakes!
618 km (384 mi) NW of Ulaanbaatar (pop: 844,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) N of Dalayn Hüy Aral Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -22.2°C (-8 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.610 kmRussia-Mongolia Border RegionGFZ
M 4.910 kmRUSSIA-MONGOLIA BORDER REGIONEMSC
M 5.939 kmRussia-Mongolia Border RegionBMKG
M 4.910 km27 Km WNW of Turt, MongoliaUSGS

User reports for this quake (13)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
272.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
259.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Irkutsk (282.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
irkutsk (277.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Irkutsk (281.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
262 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Angarsk (260.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
454.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ок / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ок / Light shaking (MMI IV)
darkhan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Irkutsk / Weak shaking (MMI III)
darkhan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 19 km west of Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 7:10 pm (GMT +8)
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