A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan on Sunday. Event id: us20008hs4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hs4. The temblor was detected at 17:17:20 / 5:17 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 at a depth of 26.87 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 26.87 km, 54.9033° East, 39.2009° North. Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 12:17:20 / February 5, 2017 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Balkanabat, Gazanjyk, Gumdag (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine 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.
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