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Georgian seismologists arrive to earthquake epicenter to study situation

Politics Materials 20 January 2011 12:07
Three new low-force tremors were recorded last night and this morning in Georgia, the Georgian Seismological Center told Trend.
Georgian seismologists arrive to earthquake epicenter to study situation

Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan.20 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /

Three new low-force tremors were recorded last night and this morning in Georgia, the Georgian Seismological Center told Trend.

The tremors took place after the recent earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the quake was the Imereti highlands and the Sairme resort.

A group of seismologists from the Ilia Chavchavadze Institute have departed to study the processes occurring under the earth's crust in the village of Dapenili.

They will send their data to Tbilisi for analysis.

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