Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: 5.1 km north of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 22 Jul 9:15 am (GMT +8) -

Our monitoring service AllQuakes received reports of shaking caused by a seismic-like event, possibly an earthquake, in or near Near Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia at around 01:16 GMT. Unless confirmed by at least one national or international seismological agency, its status as possible earthquake remains unconfirmed. This may or may not turn out to be an actual naturally occurring quake.
Earthquake or seismic-like event reported: 5.1 km north of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 22 Jul 9:15 am (GMT +8)
22 Jul 01:16 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 30 seconds.
Update Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 01:31
Earthquake reported about 20 minutes ago near Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
We are receiving unverified early reports of seismic activity in or near Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on 22 Jul 2021 (GMT) at approximately 01:15.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this earthquake. We expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location and magnitude mentioned are indicative and temporary until the AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 22 Jul 2021 01:16:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 22 Jul 9:15 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.8?
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.95125°N / 106.90483°E (Ulaanbaatar Hot, Mongolia)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 16.1°C (61 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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Зуунмод, Central (34.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Felt the earthquake happen at 9:16 right after i woke up, lasted for around 7 seconds and the magnitude i felt was around 3-4 | One user found this interesting.  
Ulaanbaatar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Lying a creaky bed, perfectly still. Whole bed shook strongly for a few seconds, then smaller vibrations for maybe 30 more seconds  
Ulaanbaatar (2.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
near Ulaanbaatar (12.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Ulaanbaatar (4.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : PC on the table moved lightly  
Ulaanbaatar (7.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s : I was sleeping and the earthquake starts shaking im just  
Ulaanbaatar (11.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Ulaanbaatar (5.1 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (2.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Ulaanbaatar (4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was on my bed and my bed started shaking and chandeliers were shaking too  
Ulaanbaatar (10.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : felt as if strong sudden wind blew open all windows; cracking sounds  
Ulaanbaatar (5.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ulaanbaatar (6.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (15.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (4.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (4.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
ulaanbaatar (3.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Hi  
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar (16.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar (5.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
ULAANBAATAR (6.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Couch moving  
44 km of Dzüünharaa, Selenge Aymag (148.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Ulaanbaatar (5.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : The whole building shaking for about 3-5 seconds  
ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
home / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : scary  
Ulaanbaatar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The earthquake was big enough to move beds, hanging objects and it lasted for 2-5 seconds.  
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
ulaanbaatar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
ulaanbaatar (4.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : It felt like a short wave, possibly coming from the north.  
Ulaanbaatar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I was setting on the sofa and felt it swing  
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Tsonjin / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : Sudden short shaking  
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Darkhan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
ulaanbaatar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Khan-Uul district 15th khoroo, Stadium Orgil-2 Ula / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Was woken up by shaking of loose thing.  
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Ulaanbaatar / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Ulaanbaatar / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
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