A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Geoktschai in Azerbaijan on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.11 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 47.8054 East, latitude 40.6407 North, depth = 51.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 13:41:14 / June 16, 2017 @ 1:41 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:41:14 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009mzj. Event ids that are associated: us20009mzj.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saatlı, Akhty, Sabirabad. Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mingelchaur (c. 95 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Saatlı (c. 87 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sheki (c. 63 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Yevlakh (c. 59 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barda (c. 37 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km ESE of Geoktschai, Azerbaijan.
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