Earthquake in Armenia Registered 6.0 on Richter Scale

YEREVAN (Hayastani Hanrapetutyun/Azg)The earthquake which shook Armenia at 4:09 p.m. Saturday evening registered 6.0 on the Richter scale.

No casualties or property damage has been reported from the quake whose epicenter was in Parakar.

Head of the National Service for Seismic Protection–Sergey Balasanian–said they predicted the earthquake and its maximum magnitude.

Balasanian also said that to avoid panic–no other minor quakes will be announced to the public ahead of time.

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