List of earthquakes in Georgia (country)

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

Region Date Mag. Intensity Epicenter Depth (km) Deaths Injuries Source
2009 Georgia earthquake September 8 6.0 Mw VII 42°40′N 43°26′E / 42.66°N 43.44°E / 42.66; 43.44 15 [1]
2002 Tbilisi earthquake Tbilisi April 25 4.8 Mb VII–VIII 41°46′N 44°52′E / 41.77°N 44.86°E / 41.77; 44.86 10 5–7 52–70
1991 Racha earthquake Racha April 29 7.0 Mw IX 42°27′N 43°40′E / 42.45°N 43.67°E / 42.45; 43.67 17 270
1920 Gori earthquake Gori February 20 6.2 Ms IX 42°00′N 44°06′E / 42.0°N 44.1°E / 42.0; 44.1 11 114–130
1283 Samtskhe 6.3 IX 41°42′N 43°12′E / 41.7°N 43.2°E / 41.7; 43.2 NGDC
1088 Tmogvi earthquake Tmogvi April 16 or 22 6.5 Ms 41°24′N 43°12′E / 41.4°N 43.2°E / 41.4; 43.2 Many
Mw = moment magnitude scale, Mb = body wave magnitude, and Ms = surface wave magnitude. The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles, the principles described are also applicable to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

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