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Monday, 23 April 2018


New shocks in Oni region

2009-09-09 11:46

This morning in Oni district [Racha-Lechkhumi] and Kvemo-Svaneti region in North-West of the country, new shocks at magnitude of 3.7 points were registered.


Representative of Center of Seismic Monitoring stated the earthquake was registered at 6:37 a.m. [local time]. This time it was minor and not felt in Tbilisi - RIA Novosti.

It has been the third earthquake for a bit more than a day. The first, major one occurred at Tuesday night, its repercussions were felt in Tbilisi, in South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Armenia, North Caucasus. No victims, but many buildings were damaged The Ministry of press and Mass Communications of South Ossetia states that in Kvaisa town [Dzhava region] shocks continue. Yesterday at about 10:30 p.m. people had to leave their houses, as many houses were damaged beyond repair, said Inal Ostayev, the head of local administration. He added that residents of Kvaisa are dsposed in tents near their houses.

Last night one more relatively large earthquake occurred in Georgia: 6-point shocks at 10:10 p.m. [local time], with epicenter in Oni region again.


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