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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Xacmaz in Azerbaijan



Earthquake location 41.422S, 49.34WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Xacmaz in Azerbaijan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005jx0. Unique identifier: us20005jx0. Global time and date of event 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 20:22:41 / April 19, 2016 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:22:41 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 49.34 East, latitude 41.422 North, depth = 49.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.03 km (30 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Divichibazar (c. 23 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Hacı Zeynalabdin (c. 19 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Belidzhi (c. 16 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Qusar (c. 16 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Belidzhi, Hacı Zeynalabdin, Magaramkent.

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 44 km E of Xacmaz, Azerbaijan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 49.34° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.422° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km E of Xacmaz, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-19 20:22:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-19 20:40:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 298 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 3.716 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us20005jx0 Id of event.
Event Code 20005jx0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005jx0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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