Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 3.8 km northwest of Gyumri, Shirak, Armenia, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 7:49 am (GMT +4) -

Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 3.8 km northwest of Gyumri, Shirak, Armenia, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 7:49 am (GMT +4) Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 3.8 km northwest of Gyumri, Shirak, Armenia, on Monday, Jun 27, 2022 at 7:49 am (GMT +4)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Jun 03:58 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 9 minutes.
27 Jun 04:10: Now using data updates from EMSC
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27 Jun 08:06: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 10.0 km (from 0 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.4 km (2.1 mi) towards NNW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 27, 2022 03:49:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Jun 27, 2022 at 7:49 am (GMT +4)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.9
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.18°N / 43.93°E (Shirak, Armenia)
Antipode41.18°S / 136.07°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt9 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanounnamed (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities28 km (17 mi) NNE of Amasia (pop: 1,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Tashir (Lori) (pop: 7,320) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) WNW of Step'anavan (Stepanavan, Lori) (pop: 23,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (27 mi) N of Gyumri (pop: 148,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NW of Spitak (Lori) (pop: 15,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SW of Tbilisi (T'bilisi, Georgia) (pop: 1,049,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) NE of Kars (Turkey) (pop: 77,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
122 km (76 mi) NNW of Yerevan (pop: 1,093,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 9.5°C (49 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.910 kmARMENIAEMSC
3.75 kmArmenia: ERMENISTANKOERI-RETMC

User reports for this quake (10)

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Gyumri / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Не очень сильный толчок. | 4 users found this interesting.  
Arrap’i, Shirak (41.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Was lying in my bed, felt a few quick light or moderate shakes. The person who was sleeping next to me is a light sleeper, they woke up. I probably wouldn't wake up if I was sleeping though. (reported through our app)  
Gyumri / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I feel quake | One user found this interesting.  
Алаверди, Лорийская область (61.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vanadzor, Lori (56.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Гюмри (41.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Лёгкая вибрация  
Gyumri / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alaverdi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Vanadzor / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Short shaking felt when lying.  
gyumri / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
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