A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Tur kilometers (0 miles) from Tur kmenistan-Iran border region. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008s7b. Unique identifier: us10008s7b. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 18:01:01 / May 13, 2017 @ 6:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:01:01 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 57.2677° East, 37.8531° North, depth 12.45 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.45 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop), Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Ashgabat (c. 727 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bojnūrd (c. 192 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Esfarāyen (c. 59 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Abadan (c. 39 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Annau (c. 27 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Baharly (c. 23 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Annau, Ashgabat, Esfarāyen.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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