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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 16 km southeast of Sayat, Provincia de Lebap, Turkmenistan, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:51 am (GMT +5) -

Updated: Jan 27, 2023 12:00 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 16 km southeast of Sayat, Provincia de Lebap, Turkmenistan, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:51 am (GMT +5) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 16 km southeast of Sayat, Provincia de Lebap, Turkmenistan, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:51 am (GMT +5)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Jan 21:59 UTC: First to report: NCS after 8 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 21:51:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:51 am (GMT +5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.6
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.6813°N / 64.0098°E (Provincia de Lebap, Turkmenistan)
Antipode38.681°S / 115.99°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) SE of Sayat (Lebap) (pop: 17,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (36 mi) SE of Turkmenabat (Lebap) (pop: 234,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Farap (Lebap) (pop: 14,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Olot Shahri (Bukhara, Uzbekistan) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) S of Karakul’ (Bukhara, Uzbekistan) (pop: 22,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (88 mi) NW of Atamyrat (Lebap) (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
200 km (124 mi) NE of Bayramaly (Mary) (pop: 75,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
498 km (309 mi) ENE of Ashkhabad (Ashgabat) (pop: 727,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -3.6°C (25 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.610 kmTurkmenistan: 415km W of Dushanbe, TajikistanNCS

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Seismic station: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (BTK/KR network) | Distance from quake: 605 km / 376 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Batken, Kyrgyzstan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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39 years ago
7.0

15 km
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May 17, 1976 02:58
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10 km
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6.2

10 km
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Apr 8, 1976 02:59
47 years ago
6.2

33 km
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Jun 4, 1978 19:30
45 years ago
6.0

33 km
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Jul 24, 2005 18:05
18 years ago
5.1

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Apr 11, 1983 08:31
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4.9

33 km
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Jul 2, 1983 11:42
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4.8

33 km
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Jun 15, 1983 13:34
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4.8

33 km
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Apr 22, 1983 03:56
40 years ago
4.8

33 km
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Apr 3, 1984 08:15
39 years ago
4.7

33 km
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Aug 4, 1983 05:22
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4.7

33 km
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40 years ago
4.7

33 km
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May 26, 1983 12:46
40 years ago
4.7

33 km
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May 16, 1983 12:07
40 years ago
4.7

33 km
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Mar 5, 1983 11:37
40 years ago
4.7

33 km
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Aug 27, 1983 05:04
39 years ago
4.6

33 km
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Jul 16, 1983 04:32
40 years ago
4.5

33 km
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Jul 17, 1986 14:58
37 years ago
4.4

33 km
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Apr 18, 1986 12:39
37 years ago
4.4

33 km
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Jun 3, 1983 12:10
40 years ago
4.4

33 km
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Jan 17, 2022 10:30
1 year 1 weeks ago
4.3

10 km
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40 years ago
4.3

33 km
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Apr 28, 1983 12:18
40 years ago
4.3

33 km
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Aug 14, 1985 02:29
37 years ago
4.2

33 km
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May 8, 1993 13:21
30 years ago
4.0

181 km
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Apr 20, 1982 05:39
41 years ago
4.0

33 km
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Jun 17, 2022 10:34
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3.3

10 km
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10 km
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