Earthquake hits Azerbaijani capital of Baku (UPDATE 2)

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Details added (first version posted at 16:13)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 10


An earthquake has hit Azerbaijani capital of Baku today at 16:06 local time. The tremors were felt not only in the capital but also in the Sumgait city.

The tremors were also felt in the north and south districts of the country.

The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hajigabul district at a depth of 55 kilometres.

At the epicenter the tremors strength was six points on the Richter scale.

In various regions of the country the tremors' strength ranged from three to five points.

There are no casualties or damage.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by C.N.

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