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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Baherden in Tur kmenistan



Earthquake location 38.4003S, 57.0903WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.0903° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km W of Baherden, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-12 21:37:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-12 21:58:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 385 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.935 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003n4e Id of event.
Event Code 10003n4e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003n4e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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