Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.4
By Elmir Murad – Trend:
The strong earthquake that hit Azerbaijan Sept.4, has led to serious consequences in the country’s Oghuz district.
The quake caused cracks in the walls of the houses in the district, the representative of Oghuz District Executive Power told Trend.
The representative added that currently the amount of the damage is being calculated.
The earthquake was recorded Sept.4, at 09:49:36 (UTC/GMT +5 hours) in 29 kilometers from Sheki district, according to the message posted on the website of the Republican Seismological Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).
The earthquake measured 7 points on Richter scale in the epicenter and 5-6 points in the residential areas nearby. The depth of the earthquake focus was 13 kilometers, while the magnitude reached 5.9.
Edited by SI
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