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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 20 km ESE of Barda, Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 40.3301S, 47.3639WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.3639° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.3301° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ESE of Barda, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-15 19:48:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 20:10:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 401 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 2.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bp3f Id of event.
Event Code 2000bp3f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bp3f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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