A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Balkanabat in Tur kmenistan on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000acv5. Event ids that are associated: us7000acv5. The temblor was reported at 04:10:20 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.7832 East, latitude 39.8476 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 04:10:20 / June 27, 2020 @ 4:10 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazanjyk, Gumdag, Balkanabat (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NE of Balkanabat, Tur kmenistan.
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