Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 9 Km of Ucar, Azerbaijan on Monday, 5 October 2020

5 Oct 07:15 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 19 minutes.

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Date & time: Monday, 5 October 2020 06:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 5 Oct 10:56 am (GMT +4)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.44°N / 47.61°E (Azerbaijan)
Nearest volcano: Tskhouk-Karckar (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SW of Ujar (pop: 15,700)
26 km (16 mi) SE of Ağdaş (pop: 23,500)
26 km (16 mi) NW of Zardob (pop: 10,600)
109 km (68 mi) SE of Ganja (pop: 313,300)
175 km (109 mi) W of Sumqayıt (pop: 265,200)
193 km (120 mi) W of Baku (pop: 1,116,500)

Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 13.5°C (56 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from E

Primary data source: IRSC

Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]

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Time Mag. / Depth Location Source
5 Oct 10:56 am (GMT +4) (5 Oct 06:56:26 UTC) M 4.0 / 14 km 9 Km of Ucar, Azerbaijan IRSC

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