’s Ministry of Emergency Situations has denied the rumors circulating on the web claiming that a strong earthquake is expected on the territory of Armenia, and namely .

“The National Survey for Seismic Protection officially refutes the information,” the Emergency Ministry said, urging to follow only the official information.

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake rattled Armenia on Saturday. The quake hit 8 km southwest of capital Yerevan at 15:39 local time. No casualties were reported.

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