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Iran’s four quakes felt in Armenia and Karabakh

17:52, 11.08.2012 Region: Armenia, Iran Theme: Incidents

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. 

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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