Magnitude 4.3 quake strikes near Nakhichevan city, jolts felt in Armenia

Panorama, Armenia
Jan 23 2021

The Seismic Protection Service of Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations detected a magnitude 4.3 earthquake in the Nakhichevan-Armenia border area on Saturday, at 5:22pm local time (GMT 1:22pm).

The earthquake struck 34km northeast of the city of Nakhichevan at a depth of 10km.

The tremor measured magnitude 5-6 at the epicenter.

The jolts were felt in the towns of Vayk and Yeghegnadzor of Vayots Dzor Province with magnitude 3-4 and in Gorayk village of Syunik Province with magnitude 3. 

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