Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 22 km east of Bǝrdǝ, Barda, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 19:48 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 22 km east of Bǝrdǝ, Barda, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 19:48 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

15 Nov 19:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 15 19:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Nov 15 19:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Date & time: 15 Nov 2017 19:48:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.37°N / 47.38°E (Barda, Azerbaijan)
Nearest volcano: Tskhouk-Karckar (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) E of Bǝrdǝ (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Ucar (Ujar) (pop: 15,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Ağdaş (Aghdash) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Yevlakh (Yevlax City) (pop: 127,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) N of Ağcabǝdi (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Tǝrtǝr (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Göyçay (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSE of Mingachevir (Mingǝcevir) (pop: 95,500) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Ganja (Gǝncǝ) (pop: 313,300) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) W of Baku (Baki) (pop: 1,116,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.010 kmEastern CaucasusGFZ
M 5.19.7 km- 20km ESE of Barda, AzerbaijanUSGS

User reports for this quake (38)

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Shaki Armenia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Armenië Sisian regio people go outside for this
273.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Tbilisi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Stepanakert / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dedoplistskaro, Georgia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ahar (Iran, 201 km S of epicenter) : من تو تبریز کاملا احساس کردم (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 222 km E of epicenter) : Трясло (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 222 km E of epicenter) : Как будто была тряска (reported through EMSC)
Qəbələ (Azerbaijan, 92 km NE of epicenter) : Ev sallandı (reported through EMSC)
Tbilisi (Georgia, 267 km NW of epicenter) : OMG Tbilisi (reported through EMSC)
Astara (Iran, 248 km SE of epicenter) : I felt too.but slight (reported through EMSC)
Heris (Iran, 225 km S of epicenter) : احساس شد (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 222 km E of epicenter) : Wall on our street was cracked (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 222 km E of epicenter) : There were noting (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 222 km E of epicenter) : Didn't feel almost. (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 222 km E of epicenter) : We didn't feel much shaking. Just light bulb moved a little Local news didnt inform anybody about that though (reported through EMSC)
Bakı (Azerbaijan, 220 km E of epicenter) : Poxuy :) moi rodnoy!!! (reported through EMSC)
Lankaran (Azerbaijan, 219 km SE of epicenter) : Lənkaran dada oldu (reported through EMSC)
Sumqayıt (Azerbaijan, 208 km E of epicenter) : See tv (reported through EMSC)
Masallı (Azerbaijan, 184 km SE of epicenter) : Korktuk ya (reported through EMSC)
Balakən (Azerbaijan, 177 km NW of epicenter) : Balakəndə hiss edildi (reported through EMSC)
Quba (Azerbaijan, 162 km NE of epicenter) : I felt weakly (reported through EMSC)
(Azerbaijan, 125 km NW of epicenter) : Allah kömək olsun (reported through EMSC)
Parsabad (Iran, 90 km SE of epicenter) : بیز پارس آباد شهرینده بو زلزله نی حس ایله_دیک (reported through EMSC)
Ganja (Azerbaijan, 88 km NW of epicenter) : I felt vibration. Saw that lights were swinging. And there was strange sound (reported through EMSC)
Ganja (Azerbaijan, 88 km NW of epicenter) : That is awesome (reported through EMSC)
Mingəçevir (Azerbaijan, 58 km NW of epicenter) : I speak (reported through EMSC)
(Azerbaijan, 33 km N of epicenter) : Merkez bize yaxın (reported through EMSC)
Tabriz (Iran, 277 km S of epicenter) : I felt it in Tabriz . I thought maybe its again Kermanshah ! (reported through EMSC)
Tabriz (Iran, 277 km S of epicenter) : Biz güney azərbaycanin başkəndi təbriz də bu zəlzələni hiss etdix (reported through EMSC)
(Georgia, 267 km NW of epicenter) : Sexy shake (reported through EMSC)
Tbilisi (Georgia, 260 km NW of epicenter) : I’ve felt a bit of power of earthquake, just surprised me to (reported through EMSC)
Tbilisi (Georgia, 258 km NW of epicenter) : Felt quite strong.... my bed was shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Yerevan (Armenia, 249 km W of epicenter) : Felt (reported through EMSC)
Baku (Azerbaijan, 210 km E of epicenter) : Im still scared (reported through EMSC)
Mingecevir (Azerbaijan, 49 km NW of epicenter) : I felt (reported through EMSC)
Sarab (Iran, 272 km S of epicenter) : اینجا کم احساس شد (reported through EMSC)
Sheki (Azerbaijan, 92 km NW of epicenter) : Hi.i fill this earthquake in the bed.maybe it was 4.5-or 5 m (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 22 km east of Bǝrdǝ, Barda, Azerbaijan, 15 November 2017 19:48 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 17 Nov 2017 13:27 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    56.5 km (35.1 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 22 km east of Bǝrdǝ, Barda, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 19:48 (GMT)
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