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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Balkanabat in Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 39.7711S, 54.592WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Balkanabat in Tur kmenistan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 01:18:42 / June 30, 2019 @ 1:18 am. The temblor was reported at 06:18:42 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.6 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.592 East, latitude 39.7711 North, depth = 33.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700047jd. Event ids that are associated: us700047jd.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gumdag, Balkanabat (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km NNE of Balkanabat, Tur kmenistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 54.592° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7711° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km NNE of Balkanabat, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-30 01:18:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-30 01:37:24 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 298 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 7.577 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us700047jd Id of event.
Event Code 700047jd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700047jd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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