Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in Georgia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on a Sunday afternoon in Georgia, according to the country's seismic monitoring center.

"The earthquake was recorded at 17.31 MSK, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 46 km from the Black Sea," — said the seismologists.

Tremors were also felt in the capital of Georgia. Information on injuries or damage.

Earthquake felt and residents of Sochi, told RIA Novosti the head of Sochi seismic Helen Karpovich.

"The magnitude of the set so far. Propulsion to 6 points. Earthquake was felt by residents of Sochi Adler to Dagomys" — said Karpovich.

She said that the earthquake felt in Gelendzhik.

Tremors lasting for about 30 seconds and felt the residents of Abkhazia. Tenants of apartment buildings went out.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude of the earthquake at 13.31 UTC (17.31 MSK), was 5.8. Its epicenter was in the Black Sea, 46 km from the city of Ochamchire in Abkhazia, 59 km from Sukhumi and 65 kilometers from Poti (Georgia).

As reported by "Novosti-Armenia", in the north of the country and was also felt in Yerevan happened in Georgia earthquake. Armenian seismologists at 17.32 MSK recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.4. Tremors felt residents of Gyumri, Vanadzor, Tashir (3 points). In Yerevan, the force of the earthquake was 2.3 points.

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