Repeating earthquakes occurred in Khankh soum

Environment
batchimeg@montsame.gov.mn
2021-01-18 14:19:30

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Repeating earthquakes have occurred in a place called Nuurt located in Khodon bagh, Khankh soum, Khuvsgul aimag.  A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported at 08:56 am, January 17, another 3.8 magnitude quake occured at 01:39, 4.0 magnitude at 02:54, while two quakes of 4.7 and 4.4 magnitude were reported at 05:52, January 18.


The epicenter was in 139 km north from the aimag center and 38 km south from the soum center. Residents of the soum felt tremor and no damages have been recorded, according to Emergency Department of the aimag. 


Prior to it, on January 12, 6-time earthquakes, specifically, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake was recorded at 05:32 AM in distance of 30 km southwest of Khankh soum.