A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Balkanabat in Tur kmenistan. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 54.6295° East, 39.9835° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 04:47:13 / December 7, 2020 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cnrr. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnrr. The temblor was picked up at 04:47:13 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Balkanabat (c. 87 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gumdag, Balkanabat (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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