Minister of Emergency Situations Felix Tsolakyan had a telephone conversation with Iranian Deputy Ambassador to Armenia Ali Mohammad Motaghi after a strong earthquake in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Felix Tsolakyan offered to send rescue forces to the disaster zone, as well as provide other necessary assistance.
Reminder: On November 8, at 02:47 local time the RA MES Seismic Protection Survey Seismological Network registered an earthquake at the northern latitude of 37.820 and eastern longitude of 48.340 geographic coordinates (45 km South-West from Ardabil city, Iran, 210 km South-East from Meghry town of the RA) with 5.9 magnitude and 10 km depth, which resulted in having victims and causalties.
The earthquake was felt in Kapan, Meghry and Goris towns of Syunik Province of the RA at 4, in Yeghegnadzor and Vayk towns of Vayots Dzor Province at 3-4, in Ararat town of Ararat Province and in Yerevan at 3 magnitudes.
12:30 November 08, 2019