A 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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