A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Gowurdak in Tur kmenistan. Unique identifier: us7000cnig. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cnig. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 66.4806 East, latitude 37.9491 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:27:23 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 00:27:23 / December 6, 2020 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was G’uzor, Qarqīn, Boysun (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Gowurdak (c. 34 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from G’uzor (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Boysun (c. 25 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Qarqīn (c. 15 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop), Uzbekistan (c. 27 866 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km ENE of Gowurdak, Tur kmenistan.
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