A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 17:47:50 / December 3, 2019 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fla. Unique identifier: us70006fla. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 54.6264° East, 39.0747° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:47:50 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazanjyk, Balkanabat, Gumdag. Close country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSE of Gumdag, Tur kmenistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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