A 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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