A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan. Exact location, longitude 54.8893° East, latitude 39.2449° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:19:08 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 16:19:08 / February 5, 2017 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kha. Unique identifier: us20008kha. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazanjyk, Balkanabat, Gumdag (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km E of Gumdag, Tur kmenistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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