A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Agarak in Armenia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:17:23 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 46.5002° East, latitude 39.2407° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us100085tv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085tv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 06:17:23 / February 28, 2017 @ 6:17 am.
Nearby country/countries, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Xankandi (c. 53 100 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Kapan (c. 33 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fizuli (c. 26 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Goris (c. 20 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Shushi (c. 18 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hats’avan (c. 15 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culfa, Novyy Karanlug, Xocalı.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NW of Agarak, Armenia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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