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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 0 km SE of Jrashen, Armenia

Earthquake location 40.0477S, 44.5183WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Jrashen in Armenia. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/24 / 2024-05-30 19:27:18 / May 30, 2024 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:27:18 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 44.5183° East, 40.0477° North. Id of earthquake: us7000mp2i. Event ids that are associated: us7000mp2i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vanadzor, Dilijan, Vardenik. The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Yerevan (c. 1 093 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vanadzor (c. 101 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Iğdır (c. 75 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Doğubayazıt (c. 70 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ejmiatsin (c. 49 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hrazdan (c. 40 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km SE of Jrashen, Armenia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 44.5183° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.0477° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km SE of Jrashen, Armenia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-30 19:27:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-30 19:53:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 199 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.198 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mp2i Id of event.
Event Code 7000mp2i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mp2i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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