Earthquake shakes Armenia’s capital

February 13, 2021 GMT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — An earthquake shook the Armenian capital on Saturday, prompting residents to flee buildings into the streets in fear of an aftershock.

No casualties or significant damage were immediately reported; local news reports said items were knocked off shelves in stores.

The European Mediterranean Seismological Center said the quake’s magnitude was 4.7 and its epicenter was 13 kilometers (8 miles) south of the capital Yerevan.