Strong Earthquake Strikes Baku and Caspian Sea Region, No Casualties or Damage Reported

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Strong Earthquake Hits Baku

In Baku, a strong earthquake struck on Monday evening, with powerful tremors felt.

Residents Evacuate Homes as Earthquake Strikes The city's residents started evacuating their homes in response to the earthquake in Baku.

Earthquake in Azerbaijan: Magnitude 5.4 Tremor Near Khachmaz

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) specified that the earthquake occurred at 23:01 MSK, 46 kilometers northeast of Khachmaz. Its magnitude was measured at 5.4, with a depth of 35 kilometers. No tsunami threat was reported. According to the Republican Seismological Service of Azerbaijan, the epicenter of the underground shocks was 80 kilometers northeast of the Khachmaz district.

No Casualties or Damage Reported, Says Azerbaijan's Ministry of Emergency

Situations Azerbaijan's Ministry of Emergency Situations (MCHS) has stated that there have been no reports of casualties or damage yet.

Earthquake in the Caspian Sea Region Felt in Baku and Surrounding Areas

The local agency APA, citing the Republican Seismological Service, reported that a magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurred in the Caspian Sea, with tremors felt in both Baku and other regions of Azerbaijan.

Tremors in Dagestan from 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Near Derbent

According to the authorities of Dagestan, residents of the republic felt tremors from the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck 100 kilometers from Derbent.

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