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Earthquake hits Shirak

The “Survey for Seismic Protection” Agency of Armenia on Wednesday recorded a magnitude-2.8 earthquake in the country, at 2:20pm local time.

This seismic activity occurred 9km northeast of Ashotsk village, and its hypocenter was 10km beneath the surface.

The tremor measured magnitude 3-4 at the epicenter.

It was followed by a magnitude-2.2 aftershock.

The quake was felt in Bavra village of Shirak Province, too, with magnitude 3.