List of earthquakes in Georgia (country)

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This is an incomplete list of earthquakes in Georgia (country).

Region Date Time Magnitude Intensity Epicenter Depth (km) Fatalities Source
1088 Tmogvi earthquake Tmogvi April 16 or 22 6.5 (est) 41°14′N 41°24′E / 41.23°N 41.4°E / 41.23; 41.4 unknown
1283 Samtskhe 6.3 IX 41°42′N 43°12′E / 41.7°N 43.2°E / 41.7; 43.2 NGDC
1920 Gori earthquake Gori February 20, 1920 6.2 Ms 41°54′N 44°00′E / 41.9°N 44.0°E / 41.9; 44.0 11 114 [1]
1991 Racha earthquake Racha April 29, 1991 9:12 UTC 7.0 Ms 42°28′N 43°35′E / 42.46°N 43.59°E / 42.46; 43.59 17 270 [2]
2002 Tbilisi earthquake Tbilisi April 25, 2002 09:41:21 4.8 Mb VI 41°46′N 44°58′E / 41.77°N 44.96°E / 41.77; 44.96 10 5 [3]
2009 Georgia earthquake September 8, 2009 22:41:37 UTC 6.0 Mw VII 42°40′N 43°26′E / 42.66°N 43.44°E / 42.66; 43.44 15 none [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Utsu, T. R. (2002), "A List of Deadly Earthquakes in the World: 1500–2000", International Handbook of Earthquake & Engineering Seismology, Part A, Volume 81A (First ed.), Academic Press, p. 703, ISBN 978-0124406520 
  2. ^ Jibson, R.W.; Prentice, C.S.; Borissoff, B.A.; Rogozhin, E. A.; Langer, C.J. (1994). "Some Observations of Landslides Triggered by the 29 April 1991 Racha Earthquake, Republic of Georgia" (PDF). Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. Seismological Society of America. 84 (4): 963. 
  3. ^ USGS. "M4.8 - Georgia (Sak'art'velo)". United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ USGS. "M6.0 - Georgia (Sak'art'velo)". United States Geological Survey. 

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