A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Baherden in Tur kmenistan. The temblor was detected at 02:37:31 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 57.0903° East, 38.4003° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 21:37:31 / October 12, 2015 @ 9:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10003n4e. Event ids that are associated: us10003n4e.
Close country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abadan, Serdar, Baharly (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (65 miles) from Abadan (c. 39 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Baharly (c. 23 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Serdar (c. 12 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km W of Baherden, Tur kmenistan.
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