A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Sabirabad in Azerbaijan on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:22:29 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 06:22:29 / July 20, 2017 @ 6:22 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 48.4818 East, latitude 40.0355 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ycm. Id of event: us20009ycm.
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Pārsābād (c. 101 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Saatlı (c. 87 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Şirvan (c. 70 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Salyan (c. 36 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dzhalilabad (c. 36 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Agdzhabedy (c. 35 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Severo-Vostotchnyi Bank, Geoktschai, Dzhalilabad.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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