Magnitude 5.9 quake hits Iran, felt in Armenia

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit 34 km southeast of the city of Khoy in Iran at 22:14 local time (18:13 GMT), the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations informs.

The quake was registered at the depth of 10 km. The intensity reached 8 at the epicenter.

The tremor was felt in Armenia’s Syunik and Vayots Dzor, Ararat, Kotayk and Armavir regions, as well as in capital Yerevan.

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