A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Shamakhi in Azerbaijan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.84 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 15:33:29 / September 18, 2018 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 32.84 km, 48.7789° East, 40.7094° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:33:29 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hjte. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hjte.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khodzhi-Gasan, Qobustan, Geoktschai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Sumqayıt (c. 265 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Şirvan (c. 70 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Khirdalan (c. 37 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Shamakhi (c. 29 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NE of Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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