A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan on Monday. The temblor was reported at 17:54:33 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.76 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 12:54:33 / February 6, 2017 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008hx4. Event ids that are associated: us20008hx4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.8311 East, latitude 39.313 North, depth = 20.76 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazanjyk, Balkanabat, Gumdag (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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