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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Gedzhukh in Russia

Earthquake location 42.0889S, 47.9957WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gedzhukh in Russia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4we. Id of event: us6000d4we. Exact location of event, longitude 47.9957 East, latitude 42.0889 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:05:51 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 01:05:51 / January 2, 2021 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tarki, Nizhneye Kazanishche, Verkhneye Kazanishche (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kaspiysk (c. 81 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Izberbash (c. 42 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Belidzhi (c. 16 100 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Gedzhukh, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 47.9957° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.0889° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km SW of Gedzhukh, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-02 01:05:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-02 01:24:59 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 400 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 3.131 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us6000d4we Id of event.
Event Code 6000d4we An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d4we, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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