A 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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