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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 40.3669S, 52.9143WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/16 / 2016-06-21 16:07:41 / June 21, 2016 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200065qy. Id of event: us200065qy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 49.17 km, 52.9143° East, 40.3669° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:07:41 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.17 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Türkmenbaşy.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 38 km N of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 52.9143° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km N of Turkmenbasy, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-21 16:07:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-21 19:25:41 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 284 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 4.72 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us200065qy Id of event.
Event Code 200065qy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200065qy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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