A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Barda in Azerbaijan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 19:48:01 / November 15, 2017 @ 7:48 pm. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:01 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bp3f. Id of event: us2000bp3f. Exact location of event, depth 9.73 km, 47.3639° East, 40.3301° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.73 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Ganja (c. 313 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pārsābād (c. 101 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mingelchaur (c. 95 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Saatlı (c. 87 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sheki (c. 63 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yevlakh (c. 59 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Xankandi (c. 53 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Qarayeri, , Sabirabad (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 20 km ESE of Barda, Azerbaijan.
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