Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Azerbaijan on Thursday, 9 July 1998 at 14:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.717°N / 48.507°E (Azerbaijan)
Nearest volcano: Sabalan (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Lerik (pop: 7,090) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Boradigah (pop: 5,900) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) W of Lankaran (pop: 240,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Masally (pop: 9,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Astara (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Āstārā (Iran) (pop: 39,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Jalilabad (Cəlilabad) (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Ardabil (Iran) (pop: 410,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (136 mi) SSW of Baku (pop: 1,116,500) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (177 mi) SE of Ganja (pop: 313,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||26 km||Azerbaijan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Azerbaijan 9 July 1998 14:19 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 09 Jul 1998 16:23 UTC| M 4.5 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|22 km (14 mi) distance| USGS | Details