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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 11 km W of Tashir, Armenia

Earthquake location 41.1105S, 44.1478WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tashir in Armenia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 44.1478° East, latitude 41.1105° North, depth = 7.57 km. The temblor was reported at 20:22:47 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.57 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 16:22:47 / September 10, 2019 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005e8a. Id of event: us70005e8a.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gori, Byureghavan, Mtskheta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tbilisi (c. 1 049 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gyumri (c. 148 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Vanadzor (c. 101 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Rust’avi (c. 50 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hrazdan (c. 40 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ashtarak (c. 18 800 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km W of Tashir, Armenia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 44.1478° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.1105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W of Tashir, Armenia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-10 16:22:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-10 17:01:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 340 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 1.062 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005e8a Id of event.
Event Code 70005e8a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005e8a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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