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3.1 magnitude quakes shook Georgia and Turkey

2012-03-19 17:13

Yesterday, March 18, tremors have been re-recorded 40 kilometers from Tbilisi. According to the Center for Seismic Monitoring of the University of Elijah, the epicenter of 3.7 magnitude quake was located in the Tsalka District of Georgia, near the village of Tedzhen, the reported.


The earthquake has caused no damage and victims. Recall, on Sunday night, a 3.1 magnitude earthquake occurred in the Tsalka district, 38 km. from Tbilisi. near the village of Bashko. As reported by the center of the seismic monitoring of Georgia, no one was hurt in that case.

Simultaneously, as reported by the IA Regnum, two earthquakes occurred in eastern Turkey, in Denizli. According to the center of research of earthquakes of Bogazici University in Istanbul, an earthquake of magnitude 3.6 was recorded on Monday night near the village of Kocaeli. Hypocenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 13.5 km. Next 3 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12:17 a.m. in the same area.

Recall, March 16, six aftershocks of varying magnitude was recorded in the Turkish province of Van, 150 km from the border with Armenia. Experts note a significant increase in activity in the bowels of the earth's crust of the Caucasus and eastern Turkey, where more than two thousand aftershocks of varying magnitude were recorded after the devastating earthquake of October 23 last year.


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