A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Oguz in Azerbaijan. Global time and date of event 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 06:15:20 / June 2, 2017 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009j67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j67. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.5427° East, 41.1836° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:15:20 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Mingelchaur (c. 95 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Sheki (c. 63 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yevlakh (c. 59 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ağdaş (c. 23 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Goranboy, Zaqatala, Qızılhacılı.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NNE of Oguz, Azerbaijan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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