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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan

Earthquake location 40.444S, 52.2412WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Tur kmenbasy in Tur kmenistan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:00:45 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.82 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 52.2412 East, latitude 40.444 North, depth = 61.82 km. Unique identifier: us70003emv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003emv. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 02:00:45 / April 21, 2019 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Türkmenbaşy (c. 68 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Turkmenistan (c. 4 941 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Türkmenbaşy (min 5000 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km NW of Tur kmenbasy, Tur kmenistan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 52.2412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.444° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km NW of Turkmenbasy, Turkmenistan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-21 02:00:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-01 03:59:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 5.742 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 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 us70003emv Id of event.
Event Code 70003emv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003emv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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