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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Tsnori in Georgia



Earthquake location 41.6635S, 46.1227WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tsnori in Georgia. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009x3t. Unique identifier: us20009x3t. Exact location of earthquake, 46.1227° East, 41.6635° North, depth 53.52 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 22:36:54 / July 17, 2017 @ 10:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.52 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:36:54 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qazax, Gardabani, Dzagam. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Telavi (c. 21 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Qazax (c. 18 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zaqatala (c. 18 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tovuz (c. 12 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aghstafa (c. 12 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sagarejo (c. 12 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop).

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 13 km ENE of Tsnori, Georgia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 46.1227° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6635° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Tsnori, Georgia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-17 22:36:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-17 23:08:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 259 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 1.84 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us20009x3t Id of event.
Event Code 20009x3t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009x3t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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