A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 14:23:05 / April 14, 2016 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 53.0612 East, latitude 40.3771 North, depth = 43.29 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005i0z. Id of event: us20005i0z. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.29 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:23:05 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km NNE of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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