A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Şuraabad in Azerbaijan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 49.9627° East, latitude 41.249° North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us6000dcpj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcpj. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:06:26 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 17:06:26 / January 28, 2021 @ 5:06 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hövsan, Baku, Qobu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Baku (c. 1 116 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sumqayıt (c. 265 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Qaraçuxur (c. 73 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bakıxanov (c. 66 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bilajari (c. 42 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Maştağa (c. 40 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Khirdalan (c. 37 900 pop). Close 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 has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 63 km NE of Şuraabad, Azerbaijan.
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