A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.7325 East, latitude 39.2672 North, depth = 23.62 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:21 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006fl8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006fl8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.62 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 17:43:21 / December 3, 2019 @ 5:43 pm.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gazanjyk, Balkanabat, Gumdag.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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