YEREVAN. – The earthquake, which was recorded in Armenia on Tuesday afternoon, felt a magnitude of 3 in capital city Yerevan.
Hrachya Petrosyan, head of the “Survey for Seismic Protection” Agency of Armenia, told the aforementioned to Armenian News-NEWS.am.
The quake occurred at 2:14pm local time, nearby the Armenia-Georgia border, 13 kilometers northeast of Bavra village and rural community in the Shirak Province of Armenia.
“The earthquake was recorded magnitude 4.7,” said Petrosyan. “Its center was 10 kilometers deep; it was felt magnitude 6-7 at the epicenter.”
The tremor was felt magnitude 4-5 in the northern part—Gyumri, Vanadzor, Stepanavan, and Alaverdi towns—of Armenia.