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29 Apr 1991 description


UNDRO 91/0725

USSR/TURKEY - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 APRIL 91

1. SEISMOLOGICAL OBSERVATORIES (SWEDEN, USSR, USA, TURKEY) REPORT EARTHQUAKE FELT IN ARMENIAN AND GEORGIAN SSRS, AND IN EASTERN BORDER AREA OF TURKEY. QUAKE WAS MONITORED AROUND 9.15 A.M. GMT ON 29 APRIL 91 AND MEASURED ON RICHTER SCALE AT 7.2 IN SWEDEN AND USA AND AT 5.7 BY TURKISH RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CF. DEC 88 EARTHQUAKE IN ARMENIAN SSR: 6.9 ON RICHTER SCALE).

2. LOCATION OF EPICENTRE IS AROUND CITY OF KUTAISI, SECOND BIGGEST CITY IN GEORGIAN SSR.