Magnitude 5,5 earthquake in Iran felt in Armenia


YEREVAN, OCTOBER 5, ARTSAKHPRESS. A magnitude 5,5 earthquake that hit 9km south-west from the city of Marand in Iran at 04:21 on October 5 was also felt in Armenia and in Artsakh, the Armenian Seismic Protection Regional Service said. The earthquake had a depth of 10km and measured 7-8 on the MSK scale at the epicenter. 

The earthquake was felt in Armenia’s Syunik Province at an intensity of 5-6 on the MSK scale, 3-4 in Vayots Dzor Province and Ararat Province, 3 in Yerevan, and 3 in Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh.

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