A 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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