A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Zyrya in Azerbaijan. Exact location of event, longitude 50.4296 East, latitude 40.1519 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 13:49:46 / February 15, 2020 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:49:46 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007qvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007qvu.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacı Zeynalabdin, Qobustan, Sumqayıt (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Baku (c. 1 116 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sumqayıt (c. 265 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Qaraçuxur (c. 73 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bakıxanov (c. 66 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bilajari (c. 42 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Maştağa (c. 40 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Khirdalan (c. 37 900 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 26 km SSE of Zyrya, Azerbaijan.
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