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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 12 km NW of Cinarli, Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 41.5391S, 46.7931WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Cinarli in Azerbaijan on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.19 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/18 / 2018-06-05 18:40:29 / June 5, 2018 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ej4g. Unique identifier: us1000ej4g. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:40:29 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 46.7931 East, latitude 41.5391 North, depth = 16.19 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gergebil’, Levashi, Qutqashen. The epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Ganja (c. 313 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mingelchaur (c. 95 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sheki (c. 63 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Yevlakh (c. 59 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Shamkhor (c. 35 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Zaqatala (c. 18 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Akhty (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Cinarli, Azerbaijan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 46.7931° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5391° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Cinarli, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-05 18:40:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-05 19:10:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 41 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 468 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 2.086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000ej4g Id of event.
Event Code 1000ej4g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ej4g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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