A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan kilometers (0 miles) from Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gikw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gikw. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 12:57:14 / August 28, 2018 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:57:14 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.8574° East, 38.8344° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salyan, Ardabīl, Pushkino. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Ardabīl (c. 410 800 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Lankaran (c. 240 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Āstārā (c. 39 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Salyan (c. 36 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Dzhalilabad (c. 36 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Neftçala (c. 18 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pushkino (c. 18 200 pop).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan.
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