A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Marazy in Azerbaijan on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:57:47 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.9918° East, 40.6413° North. Unique identifier: us2000hhcj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhcj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 22:57:47 / September 19, 2018 @ 10:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Baku (c. 1 116 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sumqayıt (c. 265 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Qaraçuxur (c. 73 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Şirvan (c. 70 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bakıxanov (c. 66 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bilajari (c. 42 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quba, Bilajer, Qaraçuxur (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 13 km NNE of Marazy, Azerbaijan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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