A 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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