M 5.6 in Mongolia on 03 May 2021 08:46 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1267306
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 17.73 Km
Lat/Lon: 51.307 , 100.4228
Event Date: 03 May 2021 08:46 UTC
03 May 2021 16:46 Local
Exposed Population: About 400 people in MMI>=V
About 17000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 May 2021 09:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.1 (Mongolia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Mongolia= 5.1; Russia= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dznc Scaled population (vector) 0  
  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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Another strong earthquake shakes KhuvsgulWed, 05 May 2021 14:56:00 +0200.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 hit Khuvsgul P rovince in northern Mongolia on Monday afternoon, according to the country’s Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics. The quake occurred about 32 km southwest of Khankh, a district of the p
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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesi ... Mon, 03 May 2021 17:04:00 +0200.

The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.4 quake in the United States near Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, only 16 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Monday 3 May 2021 at 5:46 am local time at a very shall
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6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes northern MongoliaMon, 03 May 2021 14:10:00 +0200.

Ulan Bator, May 3 (Xinhua) – A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Khovsgol Province in northern Mongolia on Monday afternoon, according to the country’s Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics. The institute initially issued a report that the ea
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Mongolia jolted by 6.3-magnitude earthquakeMon, 03 May 2021 13:58:00 +0200.

) Mongolia’s Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics reported that on Monday afternoon, May. 3 a quake with a magnitude of 6.3 jolted Khuvsgul province in northern Mongolia. The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.2, but changed it into 6.3 a cou
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),