A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Bereket in Tur kmenistan on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 05:47:58 / December 13, 2020 @ 5:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 55.5819 East, latitude 39.5803 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:47:58 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqpy. Id of event: us7000cqpy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gumdag, Serdar, Gazanjyk (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Gumdag (c. 24 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Gazanjyk (c. 21 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Serdar (c. 12 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop).
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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km N of Bereket, Tur kmenistan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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