Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Caspian Sea, Offshore Azerbaijan, on Saturday, 25 November 2000 at 18:10 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.167°N / 49.954°E (Azerbaijan)
Nearest volcano: Lokbatan (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SE of Badamdar (Baku) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Baku (pop: 1,116,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Qaraçuxur (pop: 73,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Hövsan (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Lökbatan (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) S of Bakıxanov (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Amiradzhan (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) S of Sabunçu (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSE of Baladjary (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Sumqayit (pop: 265,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.5||33 km||Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake Caspian Sea, Offshore Azerbaijan, 25 November 2000 18:10 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 07 Jan 2001 06:49 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 29 Nov 2000 10:44 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|41 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details