A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Balkanabat in Tur kmenistan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 19:08:11 / March 10, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.99 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:08:11 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.1676 East, latitude 39.6471 North, depth = 22.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088ae. Id of event: us100088ae.
The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gumdag, Balkanabat (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NW of Balkanabat, Tur kmenistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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