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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 40.388S, 53.0944WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 41.06 km, 53.0944° East, 40.388° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:24:28 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 06:24:28 / January 6, 2020 @ 6:24 am. Event id: us70006v5v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006v5v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.06 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 pop).

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 42 km NNE of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 53.0944° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.388° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km NNE of Turkmenbasy, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-06 06:24:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-06 06:44:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 369 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 6.393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 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 us70006v5v Id of event.
Event Code 70006v5v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006v5v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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