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Quake jolts nearby Armenia’s Artashat

Quake jolts nearby Armenia’s ArtashatJuly 29, 2012 | 19:00

A 2.2-magnitude earthquake hit Armenia on Sunday at 5:31pm local time. The minor tremor was recorded 3 kilometers north of Artashat city. 

The underground shaking measured magnitude 2-3 at the epicenter, and its hypocenter was 10 kilometers beneath the surface. 

To note, a 3.8-magnitude quake struck the Armenia-Turkey-Iran border on Saturday at 3:51pm. The seismic activity was recorded 20 kilometers south of Armenia’s Ararat city.  

The earthquake measured magnitude 5 at the epicenter, and its hypocenter likewise was 10 kilometers beneath the surface. 

But this underground shaking was not felt in Armenia.


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