Latest earthquakes near Mongolia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Mongolia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 18, 2024 04:38
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.5 170 km N
from Mörön
Jul 15, 2024 05:41
(Hovd)
M 4.1 295 km W
from Ölgii
Jul 11, 2024 01:11
(Hovd)
M 4.1 225 km WNW
from Ulaangom
Jul 8, 2024 09:00
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.3 196 km W
from Bayanhongor
Jun 30, 2024 04:11
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.1 66 km NNW
from Sühbaatar
Jun 30, 2024 03:54
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.7 71 km NW
from Sühbaatar
Jun 18, 2024 13:04
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.8 107 km SE
from Dalandzadgad
Jun 13, 2024 08:58
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.2 76 km WNW
from Hovd
Jun 10, 2024 13:32
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.8 221 km WSW
from Hovd
Jun 9, 2024 19:04
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.0 181 km N
from Sühbaatar
Jun 9, 2024 16:42
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.4 296 km WNW
from Mörön
Jun 9, 2024 08:45
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.0 290 km WNW
from Mörön
Jun 2, 2024 03:47
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.6 128 km SSW
from Bayanhongor
May 31, 2024 00:47
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.1 261 km NNW
from Mörön
May 28, 2024 08:02
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.6 147 km WNW
from Mörön
May 28, 2024 06:06
(Choibalsan)
M 3.7 274 km SE
from Baruun-Urt
May 26, 2024 23:32
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.9 63 km W
from Saynshand
May 19, 2024 22:52
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.4 90 km WNW
from Hovd
May 18, 2024 19:58
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.8 115 km N
from Bayanhongor
May 15, 2024 14:34
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.8 182 km NW
from Mörön
May 15, 2024 11:13
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 3.6 129 km WSW
from Bayanhongor
May 13, 2024 03:35
(Hovd)
M 3.8 181 km SE
from Altai
May 11, 2024 09:09
(Hovd)
M 4.0 297 km NE
from Ulaangom
May 9, 2024 14:20
(Hovd)
M 3.9 49 km ESE
from Altai
May 6, 2024 04:49
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 4.3 60 km N
from Dalandzadgad

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Mongolia

Mongolia Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
35 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Jul 18, 2024 04:38

Average

A total of 354 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Mongolia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 35 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Mongolia roughly every 10 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Mongolia in 2021. A total of 105 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Mongolia that year. The strongest had a 6.7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Mongolia with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Mongolia in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Mongolia during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Mongolia (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 336 94.92%
Mag. 5 17 4.8%
Mag. 6 1 0.28%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Mongolia

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Jan 12, 2021 05:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.3
On Jul 23, 1905 08:53.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Mongolia occurred on Jan 12, 2021 05:32 local time (Asia/Ulaanbaatar timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 184 kilometers (114 mi) north of Mörön, at a depth of 10 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Mongolia in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.3 earthquake struck on Jul 23, 1905 08:53, 172 kilometers (107 mi) north of Uliastay. It is the strongest earthquake near Mongolia in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Mongolia in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Mongolia.

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Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Mongolia.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 12, 2021 05:32
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 6.7 184 km N
from Mörön
May 3, 2021 16:46
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.6 187 km N
from Mörön
Jul 29, 2022 20:01
(Hovd)
M 5.5 111 km WNW
from Ulaangom
Sep 22, 2020 02:04
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.5 263 km NW
from Sühbaatar
Mar 20, 2020 10:03
(Hovd)
M 5.5 178 km WSW
from Altai
Dec 10, 2020 05:44
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.4 246 km N
from Sühbaatar
Jan 12, 2021 05:41
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.4 208 km N
from Mörön
Jan 12, 2021 05:44
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.3 199 km N
from Mörön
Jun 8, 2022 20:24
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.2 285 km N
from Darhan
Mar 31, 2021 08:01
(Ulaanbaatar)
M 5.2 173 km N
from Mörön

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Mongolia

Earthquakes by region of Mongolia

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Mongolia.

When was the last earthquake in Mongolia?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Mongolia on the night of July 18, 2024 at 04:38 local time (Asia/Ulaanbaatar). The center of this earthquake was located 170km north of Mörön at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Mongolia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Mongolia?

A 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Mongolia on the morning of July 23, 1905 at 08:53 local time (Asia/Hovd). The center of this earthquake was located 172km north of Uliastay at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Mongolia since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Mongolia?

In the past 10 years, 354 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Mongolia. This averages to 35 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 10 days.