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Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kalbajar, 15 km northwest of Khojaly District (Xocalı), Azerbaijan, on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 15:38 GMT

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kalbajar, 15 km northwest of Khojaly District (Xocalı), Azerbaijan, on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 15:38 GMT Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kalbajar, 15 km northwest of Khojaly District (Xocalı), Azerbaijan, on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 15:38 GMT

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 6 km depth

25 Oct 16:00 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 22 minutes.
26 Oct 03:55: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 2.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 6.0 km (from 6.2 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards S.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 25, 2020 15:38:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.98°N / 46.64°E (Kalbajar, Azerbaijan)
Antipode39.98°S / 133.36°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIRSC
Nearest volcanoTskhouk-Karckar (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) WNW of Khojaly District (Xocalı) (pop: 5,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) NNW of Khankendi (Xankǝndi) (pop: 53,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) W of Ağdam (pop: 39,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Shusha (pop: 18,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Ağdǝrǝ (Tǝrtǝr) (pop: 10,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Kǝlbǝcǝr (pop: 8,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Gjandzha (Gǝncǝ) (pop: 313,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Yevlakh (Yevlax City) (pop: 127,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) SSW of Mingachevir (Mingǝcevir) (pop: 95,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
280 km (174 mi) W of Baku (Baki) (pop: 1,116,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 17.4°C (63 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WSW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.86 km15 Km of Xocali, AzerbaijanIRSC
3.412 km26 Km S of Ganja, AzerbaijanEMSC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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