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Earthquake hits 36 km South-East from Ardabil city of Iran

18:43 / 08.11.2019

On November 8, at 17:51 local time (at 13:51 by GMT) the RA MES Seismic Protection Survey Seismological Network registered an earthquake at the northern latitude of 37.960 and eastern longitude of 48.460 geographic coordinates (36 km South-East from Ardabil city, Iran, with 5.1 magnitude and 10 km depth).

The tremor measured magnitude 7 at the epicenter area.

The earthquake was felt in Kapan, Agarak and Kajaran towns of Syunik Province of RA at 3 magnitudes.

According to the updated information from “Ria Novosti'' news agency there were 6 victims and more than 500 casualties as a result of the earthquake.

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