Earthquake hits Armenia

Thu 22 Aug 2019 05:38 GMT | 09:38 Local Time

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The “Survey for Seismic Protection” Agency of Armenia on Wednesday recorded a magnitude-2.8 earthquake in the country, at 2:20 pm local time, reports.

This seismic activity occurred 9km northeast of Ashotsk village, and its hypocenter was 10km beneath the surface.

The tremor measured magnitude 3-4 at the epicenter.

It was followed by a magnitude-2.2 aftershock.

The quake was felt in Bavra village of Shirak Province, too, with magnitude 3.




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