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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Gumdag in Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 39.4673S, 54.8728WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Gumdag in Tur kmenistan on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c528. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c528. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 23:48:53 / October 2, 2020 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 54.8728 East, latitude 39.4673 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:53 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gazanjyk, Balkanabat, Gumdag. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 37 km NE of Gumdag, Tur kmenistan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 54.8728° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km NE of Gumdag, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-02 23:48:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-03 00:06:44 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 259 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 7.779 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us6000c528 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c528 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c528, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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