1920 Gori earthquake
|UTC time||1920-02-20 11:45|
|Local date||February 20, 1920|
|Local time||15:45 |
|Magnitude||6.2 Ms |
|Depth||11 km (6.8 mi) |
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent) |
The 1920 Gori earthquake hit the Democratic Republic of Georgia on 20 February at 15:45 local time. The shock had a surface wave magnitude of 6.2 and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of IX (Violent). Heavy damage (and between 114 and 130 deaths) affected the town of Gori and its medieval fortress.
- USGS (September 4, 2009), PAGER-CAT Earthquake Catalog, Version 2008_06.1, United States Geological Survey
- Ion Apostol, ed. (2008). Risk Assessment as a Basis for the Forecast and Prevention of Catastrophies. IOS Press. p. 26. ISBN 978-1-58603-844-1.
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