A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Khvoy in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.3245 East, latitude 38.4497 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:28:43 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/19 / 2019-11-11 00:58:43 / November 11, 2019 @ 12:58 am. Event id: us60006a3k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006a3k.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nakhchivan, Ordubad, Yaycı (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Khvoy (c. 175 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Marand (c. 124 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salmās (c. 81 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Nakhchivan (c. 64 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from (c. 31 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Culfa (c. 10 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 34 km ESE of Khvoy, Iran.
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