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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 14 km ENE of Gumdag, Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 39.2672S, 54.7325WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km ENE of Gumdag, Tur kmenistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 54.7325° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2672° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ENE of Gumdag, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-03 17:43:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-03 18:22:46 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 7.744 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us70006fl8 Id of event.
Event Code 70006fl8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006fl8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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