A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Tür kmenbaşy in Tur kmenistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.89 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:47:17 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c7ra. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7ra. Exact location, longitude 52.021° East, latitude 39.5951° North, depth = 38.89 km. Global time and date of event 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 11:47:17 / October 12, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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