A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Göyçay in Azerbaijan on Monday. The temblor was detected at 06:56:29 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 06:56:29 / October 5, 2020 @ 6:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 47.7574° East, 40.6674° North. Id of earthquake: us6000c71u. Event ids that are associated: us6000c71u. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akhty, Avşar, Goranboy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Mingelchaur (c. 95 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sheki (c. 63 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yevlakh (c. 59 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Barda (c. 37 400 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Agdzhabedy (c. 35 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 2 km NE of Göyçay, Azerbaijan.
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