A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 08:00:55 / July 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am. Event id: us100095ug. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095ug. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:00:55 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 53.6098° East, 39.8113° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balkanabat, Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Close country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 60 km ESE of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan.
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