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Two quakes in Turkey likewise felt in Armenia

Two quakes in Turkey likewise felt in ArmeniaAugust 20, 2012 | 10:09

YEREVAN. – Two earthquakes struck Turkey on late Sunday evening and early Monday morning. 

The Armenian National Seismic Protection Service (NSPS) recorded a 4-magnitude tremor in Turkey, on Sunday at 11:27pm local time, whose epicenter was 15 kilometers north of Diyadin city.     

The underground shaking’s hypocenter was 5 kilometers beneath the surface, and it measured 5 at the epicenter, NSPS informed Armenian News-NEWS.am

Another earthquake was recorded this time on Monday at 3:08am local time. It measured 4.2, and its epicenter was again 15 kilometers north of Diyadin city.      

This quake’s hypocenter was likewise 5 kilometers beneath the surface, and it measured 5-6 at the epicenter.

Both tremors were felt in Armenia, too, specifically in the capital, Yerevan.


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