A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.89 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hrx. Unique identifier: us20008hrx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 10:39:40 / February 5, 2017 @ 10:39 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:39:40 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 54.9189° East, 39.2718° North, depth 25.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balkanabat, Gazanjyk, Gumdag.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km ENE of Gumdag, Tur kmenistan.
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