The Seismic Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) of Armenia on Thursday recorded a 3.8 magnitude earthquake in the Nakhchivan-Armenia border, at 11:23 pm local time, 33 km northeast of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan, and 10 km beneath the surface.

It measured magnitude 5 at the epicenter.

The seismic activity was also felt in Vayk and Yeghegnadzor towns of Vayots Dzor Province, and in a number of settlements of Syunik Province of Armenia, with 3 to 4 magnitude.