May 11, 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:62.74km) in Azerbaijan at 5/11/2017 3:24:21 AM

Green Earthquake in Azerbaijan

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:62.74km
  • 11 May 2017 03:24:21 UTC
  • 1850836 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 62.74 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 39.8651, 48.6019
  • Time (UTC): 11 May 2017 03:24:21
  • Time (ECT): 11 May 2017 05:24:21

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inAzerbaijan, Republic of Baku. The nearest places are Severskoye (4km), Tverskoye (8km), Pokrovka (10km), Krasnosel'sk (12km), Vladimirovka (7200 people , 13km), and 75 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Dokshin (7km), (19km), Kazi Magomed (31km), Karachala (31km), Khaladzh (39km), and 28 more. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 1.1 million people 63
50 km 520000 people 66
20 km 84000 people 67
10 km 19000 people 61

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