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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Basqal in Azerbaijan

Earthquake location 40.9093S, 48.6284WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Basqal in Azerbaijan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.6284° East, 40.9093° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 19:31:36 / February 5, 2019 @ 7:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:31:36 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jds8. Unique identifier: us2000jds8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ağdaş, Saray, Sabirabad. Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Sumqayıt (c. 265 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Shamakhi (c. 29 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sabirabad (c. 28 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ağdaş (c. 23 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Divichibazar (c. 23 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 26 km NE of Basqal, Azerbaijan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 48.6284° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.9093° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km 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 19:31:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-05 19:48:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 401 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 3.058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us2000jds8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jds8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jds8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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