Turkmenistan earthquake list

Last update: April 26, 2012 at 4:50 pm by By

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in Turkmenistan

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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Turkmenistan time = UTC +5
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Turkmenistan Dec 19 16:00 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Iran Dec 05 02:49 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Iran Nov 25 04:30 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Balkh, Afghanistan Nov 22 13:45 5.5 23 MAP I Felt It
  • Kabul - It was sort of a jiggling quake, not a jolt. It went on for several seconds. I was sitting in a small armchair and sort of felt like the chair was in jello. There was no damage to my apartment.
  • Mazari Sharif - You could feel the ground shaking around us. Structures, and office furniture shook moderately. It lasted for about one or two minutes. You could feel an after shock.
  • Mazar-i Sharif - 6:10 pm 22.11.2014 Keine sichtbaren Schäden.
  • Mazari Sharif - 22.11.2014 6:10 pm
  • EMSC Central Afghanistan Nov 22 13:45 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 22 13:45 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Nov 12 01:40 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Nov 08 04:47 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Nov 06 09:27 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kalaleh, Iran Oct 27 21:00 4.4 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Oct 27 21:00 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Oct 27 21:00 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Oct 18 13:10 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northwestern Uzbekistan Oct 15 01:30 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Uzbekistan Oct 15 01:30 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Uzbekistan Oct 11 22:23 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Oct 09 09:33 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Oct 04 02:41 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 28 12:23 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 26 13:38 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 26 06:40 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Western Kazakhstan Sep 22 22:13 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Uchquduq Shahri, Uzbekistan Sep 22 22:13 4.5 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Uzbekistan Sep 22 22:13 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 16 05:27 3.7 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 16 05:05 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 16 02:54 3.5 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 16 00:39 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 07 23:24 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 07 08:12 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Sep 07 08:12 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shahrud, Iran Sep 07 08:12 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 06 21:34 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran Sep 06 21:34 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Shahrud, Iran Sep 06 21:34 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkmenistan Sep 05 09:41 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Sep 05 07:48 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Sep 01 12:58 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Aug 30 22:55 3.5 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkmenistan-iran Border Region Aug 23 02:30 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Aug 23 02:30 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Chenaran, Iran Aug 23 02:30 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkmenistan Aug 21 14:43 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Central Afghanistan Aug 19 17:03 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Lab-sar, Afghanistan Aug 19 17:02 4.2 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Aug 16 23:55 4.3 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Aug 14 17:25 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Jul 16 22:08 3.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jul 15 00:41 3.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jul 09 02:52 3.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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