Mongolia hit by earthquake with 5.2 Magnitude on Richter Scale

As per the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC), tremors of earthquake were felt in Mongolia on Saturday afternoon, July 4.

The earthquake with a Magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter Scale, was initially determined to be at 47 degrees north latitude and 116.3 degrees east longitude. The epicentre of the earthquake was found at a depth of 10 km.

However, there have been no immediate reports of damage and casualties, so far.

Besides this, an earthquake with magnitude 7.1 hit eastern Indonesia’s North Maluku province on Thursday, June 3. The quake had a depth of 112 km with no tsunami warning issued. However, there too had no reports of any damage.

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