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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 27 km WNW of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan



Earthquake location 40.1118S, 52.6568WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan. 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: us20009l35. Id of event: us20009l35. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:17:27 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 52.6568° East, 40.1118° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 10:17:27 / June 7, 2017 @ 10:17 am.

Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km WNW of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 52.6568° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WNW of Turkmenbasy, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-07 10:17:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-07 11:10:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 259 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 4.777 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009l35 Id of event.
Event Code 20009l35 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009l35, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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