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Georgia: Strong earthquake threatens, urgent measures required

Christian Fernsby |
NASA has provided Georgian scientists with unique data, according to which a powerful quake threatens Tbilisi, said Georgian professor Anzor Sakandelidze, Trend reports.

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One of the earthquake epicenters is located near Tbilisi, so it is necessary to organize constant monitoring.

Sakandelidze said that a research team in Georgia, led by Professor Manana Kachakhidze is working on the matter, and unless urgent measures are implemented, there may be a lot of casualties.

Georgia is a full member of the International Network for Frontier Research on Earthquake Precursors (INFREP), whose members are Japan, Italy, Russia, Greece, Austria, Portugal, Turkey and Cyprus.

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