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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Gyzylarbat in Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 38.4085S, 55.7361WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Gyzylarbat in Tur kmenistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.46 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:55:33 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008t6j. Event ids that are associated: us20008t6j. Global time and date of event 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 14:55:33 / March 19, 2017 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 55.7361 East, latitude 38.4085 North, depth = 23.46 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Serdar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Serdar (c. 12 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km SW of Gyzylarbat, Tur kmenistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 55.7361° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4085° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km SW of Gyzylarbat, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-19 14:55:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-19 15:50:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.936 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008t6j Id of event.
Event Code 20008t6j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008t6j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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