A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:00:45 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.82 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 52.2412 East, latitude 40.444 North, depth = 61.82 km. Unique identifier: us70003emv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003emv. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 02:00:45 / April 21, 2019 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 76 km NW of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan.
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