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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 39.6205S, 54.5317WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Tur kilometers (0 miles) from Tur kmenistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.95 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c1jj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1jj. Exact location, longitude 54.5317° East, latitude 39.6205° North, depth = 6.95 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:00:17 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 07:00:17 / September 26, 2020 @ 7:00 am.

Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazanjyk, Gumdag, Balkanabat (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Tur kmenistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 54.5317° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6205° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-26 07:00:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-26 07:14:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 340 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 8.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us6000c1jj Id of event.
Event Code 6000c1jj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c1jj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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