ArmInfo. A powerful earthquake in Iran was felt in Armenia. As the press service of the Ministry of Emergencies of Armenia reports, the earthquake of magnitude 5.9 was registered on November 8 at 02.47 Yerevan time 45 km south of the city of Ardabil, 210 km southeast of the city of Meghri RA. The strength of the earthquake at the epicenter was 8-9 points on the MSC scale - 64.
, the department said.
According to the Iranian Press TV channel, as a result of the earthquake in Iran, at least six people were killed, more than 345 were injured and injured, 40 houses were completely destroyed.
According to him, about 20 million Iranians felt the tremors. In some areas, residents left home in a panic and ran out into the street. According to Iranian media, the first push was followed by several aftershocks of magnitude from 4.1 to 4.8.