M 6.7 in Mongolia on 11 Jan 2021 21:32 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 51.2402 , 100.4374
Event Date: 11 Jan 2021 21:32 UTC
12 Jan 2021 05:32 Local
Exposed Population: About 4000 people in MMI>=VI
About 19000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us6000d7ix
Inserted at: 11 Jan 2021 22:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 5.1 (Mongolia)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Mongolia= 5.1; Russia= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d7ix Scaled population (raster) 1  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1352402 0.1 11 Jan 2021 21:32 6.8M, 10km 7.34 259 (in MMI>=VII) 00:22 NEIC
1352410 0 11 Jan 2021 21:32 6.7M, 10km 7.26 182 (in MMI>=VII) 00:55 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Mongolia ,of Hovsgol (population 118,950) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
<1000 people
4100 people
11000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.1 1352402 51.241/100.443 6.8 10.0 7.338 11 Jan 2021 21:57 00:24 (new episode)
2 0 1352410 51.24/100.437 6.7 10.0 7.262 11 Jan 2021 22:35 01:02 (new episode)
3 0 1352410 51.24/100.437 6.7 10.0 7.262 11 Jan 2021 23:42 02:09 (upd of #2)
4 0 1352410 51.24/100.437 6.7 10.0 7.262 12 Jan 2021 21:42 1d 00:09 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Hovsgol Mongolia <1000 people
Hovsgol Mongolia 2800 people
Hovsgol Mongolia 8200 people
Respublika Buryatiya Russian Federation <1000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
T'u-erh-t'u Hövsgöl Mongolia Village - 34 km
Rinchinlhümbe Hövsgöl Mongolia Village - 55 km
Mondy Buryatiya Russia Village - 62 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Hanh 1750 0

More information

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