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Moderate earthquake 5.8 mag, Tur kmenistan-Iran border region



Earthquake location 37.8531S, 57.2677WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Tur kmenistan-Iran border region.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 57.2677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.8531° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Turkmenistan-Iran border region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-13 18:01:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-13 18:29:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.99 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level yellow The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 654 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008s7b Id of event.
Event Code 10008s7b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008s7b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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