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Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 28 km south of Saatlı, Saatly Rayon, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 at 8:09 am (GMT +4) -

Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 28 km south of Saatlı, Saatly Rayon, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 at 8:09 am (GMT +4) Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 28 km south of Saatlı, Saatly Rayon, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021 at 8:09 am (GMT +4)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 50 km depth

22 Dec 04:25 UTC: First to report: IRSC after 16 minutes.
22 Dec 08:20: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 50.0 km (from 14.9 to 31 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 14 km (9 mi) towards SSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 22, 2021 04:09:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 22, 2021 at 8:09 am (GMT +4)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.8
Depth50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.69°N / 48.44°E (Saatly Rayon, Azerbaijan)
Antipode39.69°S / 131.56°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceIRSC
Nearest volcanoLokbatan (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities22 km (13 mi) SSE of Əhmədbəyli (Saatlı) (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Pushkino (Biləsuvar, Bilǝsuvar) (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Saatlı (pop: 87,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) E of Pārsābād (Ardabīl, Iran) (pop: 101,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Prishibinskoye (Jalilabad) (pop: 13,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Ağcabǝdi (pop: 35,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) S of Ağsu (pop: 17,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) NNW of Lankaran (Lənkəran) (pop: 240,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
145 km (90 mi) SW of Sumqayit (pop: 265,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
145 km (90 mi) WSW of Baku (Baki) (pop: 1,116,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 4.6°C (40 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.850 km24 Km of Saatlı, AzerbaijanIRSC
3.750 kmAZERBAIJANEMSC

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