A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Zarrit’ap’ in Armenia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2pa. Unique identifier: us7000d2pa. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 13:22:30 / January 23, 2021 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.6912° East, 39.6725° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:22:30 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Nakhchivan (c. 64 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Xankandi (c. 53 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kapan (c. 33 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ararat (c. 28 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gavarr (c. 21 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Goris (c. 20 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xankandi, Shushi, Ordubad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 has struck near.
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