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| 22 February 2024, Thursday |

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 shakes Azerbaijan

Early Thursday, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake rattled the southern Caucasus nation of Azerbaijan.
The epicenter of the quake, which took place at 8.16 am (0416GMT), was reported to be the Caspian Sea, said an Azerbaijan Seismological Service Center statement.

The statement said the earthquake took place at a depth of 68 kilometers (42.3 miles).

The earthquake was also felt in the capital, Baku.

So far there is no word on damage or casualties from the quake.

    Source:
  • Anadolu Agency