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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Zyrya in Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 39.9454S, 51.4863WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km ESE of Zyrya, Azerbaijan (69 miles) on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:17:37 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000856p. Unique identifier: us6000856p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 10:17:37 / February 27, 2020 @ 10:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.97 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 51.4863 East, latitude 39.9454 North, depth = 51.97 km.

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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 111 km ESE of Zyrya, Azerbaijan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 51.4863° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9454° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 111km ESE of Zyrya, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-27 10:17:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-27 10:41:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 326 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 5.18 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us6000856p Id of event.
Event Code 6000856p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000856p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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