Jun 2, 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:10km) in Azerbaijan at 6/2/2017 6:15:18 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 4.5M, Depth:10km
  • 02 Jun 2017 06:15:18 UTC
  • 1462729 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: EMSC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 41.11, 47.4
  • Time (UTC): 02 Jun 2017 06:15:18
  • Time (ECT): 02 Jun 2017 08:15:18

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inAzerbaijan, Republic of Baku. The nearest places are Vartashen (6km), Bideiz (7km), Bash Kel'dek (11km), Shirvanly (12km), Orta-Zeyzit (13km), and 124 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are (20km), Akhty (48km), (50km), (57km), (60km), and 7 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 890000 people 50
50 km 320000 people 40
20 km 45000 people 36
10 km 18000 people 60

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