Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - 28 km a sud ovest da Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, giovedí, 15 aprile 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.5 - 28 km a sud ovest da Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia, giovedí, 15 aprile 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.5 at 10 km depth

15 Apr 16:52 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
15 Apr 20:26: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.8 a 4.5. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 6.4 km (3.9 mi) al O.
Update Thu, 15 Apr 2021, 16:57
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia
4.8 quake 16 Apr 12:42 am (GMT +8)
4.8 quake 16 Apr 12:42 am (GMT +8)
A shallow magnitude 4.8 earthquake was reported after midnight near Turt, Khankh, Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia.
According to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Friday 16 April 2021 at 12:42 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Turt (pop. 2,100) located 25 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 15 Apr 2021 16:42:04 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 16 Apr 12:42 am (GMT +8)
Magnitudine: 4.5
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 51.34°N / 100.36°E (Hövsgöl Aymag, Mongolia)
Vulcano più vicino: Tunkin (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km SO da Turt (Khankh, Hövsgöl) (pop: 2,140) --> Vedi sismi vicini
190 km N da Mörön (Hövsgöl) (pop: 27,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
190 km N da Mörön (Hövsgöl) (pop: 27,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
273 km SO da Cheremkhovo (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 57,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
274 km SO da Usol'ye-Sibirskoye (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 85,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
274 km OSO da Šelechov (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 47,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
276 km OSO da Angarsk (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 243,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
291 km OSO da Irkutsk (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia) (pop: 586,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
369 km NO da Erdenet (Orhon) (pop: 79,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
605 km NO da Ulan Bator (Ulaanbaatar) (pop: 844,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -12°C (10 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.510 kmRussia-Mongolia Border RegionGFZ
4.620 kmRUSSIA-MONGOLIA BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.617 km35 Km SSW of Turt, MongoliaUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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Arkhangai Province / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Spinning at that moment | 2 users found this interesting.  
Markova, Irkutsk Oblast (288.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Irkutsk (290.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Irkutsk (290.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
arkhangai, tsetserleg / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Darkhan-Uul / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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