Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Moderate earthquake hits Georgia


M 5.2 moderate earthquake hits Georgia, The Seismic Monitoring Centre of Georgia (SMC) reported.

According to The Seismic Monitoring Centre of Georgia, the quake's epicenter was located 53 km NE of Sokhumi, Georgia. It was 6.1 miles deep.

Tremor was well felt by the people of Tqvarch'eli, Sokhumi and Och'amch'ire.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

09:51 UTC (local time 2013-05-28 04:09 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
27 km (17mi) SSW of Teberda, Russia
42 km (26mi) N of Tqvarch'eli, Georgia
55 km (34mi) ENE of Sokhumi, Georgia
57 km (35mi) NNE of Och'amch'ire, Georgia
315 km (196mi) NW of Tbilisi, Georgia

Original post: Natural Disasters List May 28, 2013