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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Sabirabad in Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 40.1872S, 48.4078WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sabirabad in Azerbaijan. Exact location of earthquake, 48.4078° East, 40.1872° North, depth 45.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:51:55 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.93 km (29 miles). Global time and date of event 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 17:51:55 / November 4, 2020 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cadl. Id of event: us7000cadl.

Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ağdaş, Avşar, Qobustan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Pārsābād (c. 101 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Saatlı (c. 87 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Şirvan (c. 70 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Salyan (c. 36 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Agdzhabedy (c. 35 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Imishli (c. 34 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NNW of Sabirabad, Azerbaijan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.4078° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1872° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km NNW of Sabirabad, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-04 17:51:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-04 19:45:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 2.809 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us7000cadl Id of event.
Event Code 7000cadl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cadl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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