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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Basqal in Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 40.9147S, 48.6003WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Basqal in Azerbaijan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 48.6003 East, latitude 40.9147 North, depth = 39.72 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.72 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 19:19:57 / February 5, 2019 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000jdrn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jdrn. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:19:57 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akhty, Kasumkent, Ujar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Shamakhi (c. 29 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Divichibazar (c. 23 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kyurdarmir (c. 19 100 pop). Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 25 km NE of Basqal, Azerbaijan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.6003° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9147° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NE of Basqal, Azerbaijan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-05 19:19:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-05 21:27:47 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 298 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 3.039 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us2000jdrn Id of event.
Event Code 2000jdrn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jdrn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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