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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 13 km SW of Mughan, Azerbaijan



Earthquake location 40.0143S, 48.703WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mughan in Azerbaijan on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xyw. Unique identifier: us20009xyw. Exact location of event, longitude 48.703 East, latitude 40.0143 North, depth = 53.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.14 km (33 miles). Global time and date of event 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 13:33:37 / July 10, 2017 @ 1:33 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:37 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dzhalilabad, Zardob, Dünyamalılar (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Pārsābād (c. 101 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Saatlı (c. 87 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Şirvan (c. 70 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Salyan (c. 36 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dzhalilabad (c. 36 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Imishli (c. 34 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km SW of Mughan, Azerbaijan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.703° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.0143° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SW of Mughan, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-10 13:33:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 19:17:20 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 3.042 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 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 us20009xyw Id of event.
Event Code 20009xyw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009xyw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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