YEREVAN. – Four quakes measured 6.2 to 6.6 jolted Iran’s north-west near the Armenian border, Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations informs Armenian News-NEWS.am.
The quakes were also followed by after-shocks measured 4.1 to 4.8on the Richter scale. The details are not reported.
The tremors were felt also in the cities of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
As the agency has earlier informed, the 6.6 magnitude quake jolted northwestern Iran at 4:23 with an epicenter 16 km to north-west from the city of Ahar at the depth of 15 km. The quake measured 9 on the Richter scale in the epicenter. A 4.5 magnitude tremor was registered in Armenia’s south and 3-4 magnitude in capital Yerevan.