A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/15 / 2015-12-24 22:39:20 / December 24, 2015 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us100049dk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100049dk. The temblor was picked up at 01:39:20 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.0859° East, 40.3029° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km WNW of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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