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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 2 km WNW of Quba, Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 41.3735S, 48.4907WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quba in Azerbaijan on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 49.97 km, 48.4907° East, 41.3735° North. Global time and date of event 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 19:03:38 / February 27, 2018 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.97 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d8tl. Unique identifier: us2000d8tl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:03:38 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Shamakhi (c. 29 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Divichibazar (c. 23 200 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oğuz, Gedzhukh, Aghsu (min 5000 pop).

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 seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km WNW of Quba, Azerbaijan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.4907° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3735° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km WNW of Quba, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-27 19:03:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-27 20:07:51 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 284 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 3.099 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us2000d8tl Id of event.
Event Code 2000d8tl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d8tl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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