A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Gyzylarbat in Tur kmenistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.46 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:55:33 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008t6j. Event ids that are associated: us20008t6j. Global time and date of event 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 14:55:33 / March 19, 2017 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 55.7361 East, latitude 38.4085 North, depth = 23.46 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serdar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Serdar (c. 12 000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km SW of Gyzylarbat, Tur kmenistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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