A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yardimli in Azerbaijan. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dp2. Unique identifier: us10004dp2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.33 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 64.33 km, 48.3749° East, 39.0457° North. Global time and date of event 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 02:38:44 / January 12, 2016 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:38:44 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dünyamalılar, Imishli, (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Ardabīl (c. 410 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Lankaran (c. 240 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pārsābād (c. 101 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Āstārā (c. 39 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Salyan (c. 36 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Dzhalilabad (c. 36 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Imishli (c. 34 200 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 18 km NE of Yardimli, Azerbaijan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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