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Two earthquakes jolt Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan

27 August 2014 [11:52] - TODAY.AZ
Two earthquakes occurred in Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan, the Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) said Aug. 27.

The first quake was recorded at 09:26 local time on August 27, 25 kilometers west of Gobustan in Shamakhi region. Its magnitude was 3.2. The epicenter was at a depth of seven kilometers. The earthquake was not felt.

The second earthquake occurred at 09:47 local time, 19 kilometers west of Gobustan, Shamakhi region.

The magnitude of the earthquake, the epicenter of which was at a depth of 17 kilometers, was 3.3. Tremors were not felt, according to the message.

Shamakhi city is located in the north of Azerbaijan, 118 km from Baku.


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