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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 27 km WNW of Altiagac, Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 40.9837S, 48.6495WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Altiagac in Azerbaijan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us200080cq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200080cq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/16 / 2016-12-13 00:33:02 / December 13, 2016 @ 12:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.39 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.6495 East, latitude 40.9837 North, depth = 47.39 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:33:02 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Shamakhi (c. 29 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Divichibazar (c. 23 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kyurdarmir (c. 19 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hacı Zeynalabdin (c. 19 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akhty, Kasumkent, Hacı Zeynalabdin (min 5000 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 27 km WNW of Altiagac, Azerbaijan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.6495° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9837° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km 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 2016-12-13 00:33:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-13 00:54:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 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 3.092 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 45 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 us200080cq Id of event.
Event Code 200080cq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200080cq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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