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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Altiagac in Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 40.8895S, 48.7678WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Altiagac in Azerbaijan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/15 / 2015-06-03 10:06:20 / June 3, 2015 @ 10:06 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20002llg. Unique identifier: us20002llg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:06:20 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 48.7678° East, latitude 40.8895° North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kurush, Saray, Magaramkent. Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Sumqayıt (c. 265 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Shamakhi (c. 29 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Divichibazar (c. 23 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kyurdarmir (c. 19 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km WNW of Altiagac, Azerbaijan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.7678° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8895° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km WNW of Altiagac, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-03 10:06:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-01 10:16:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 246 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 3.157 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us20002llg Id of event.
Event Code 20002llg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002llg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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