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Another earthquake strikes off Georgian coast

Georgia Materials 26 December 2012 11:10 (UTC +04:00)
Another earthquake struck off the coast of Georgia last night at 2:44 am local time. As Georgian seismic monitoring service told Trend, tremors measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale were recorded at 40 kilometers from the coast of Georgia in the Black Sea.
Another earthquake strikes off Georgian coast

Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec.26 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /

Another earthquake struck off the coast of Georgia last night at 2:44 am local time. As Georgian seismic monitoring service told Trend, tremors measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale were recorded at 40 kilometers from the coast of Georgia in the Black Sea.

After 11 minutes the earthquake repeated, and the magnitude of tremors hit 5.0.

The earthquake was felt in all settlements of Georgia on the Black Sea coast.

No casualties or damage are reported.

The first tremors in 31 km from the coast of Georgia took place on Sunday. Magnitude of tremors was 5.9. The earthquake damaged more than 100 houses.

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