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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Earthquake Jolts Georgian Capital

TBILISI, Georgia - Nervous residents of Tbilisi fled into the street after an earthquake shook the Georgian capital Thursday evening, damaging some houses. No deaths or injuries were reported, authorities said.

Rustavi-2 state television showed several one-story private homes in the central part of the city with damaged roofs and cracks. But the Emergencies Ministry in the Caucasus Mountains nation said there had been no loss of life.

The quake's epicenter was located 15 kilometers north of the city, said Shalva Milorava of the Tbilisi Seismic Observatory. Information about the magnitude of the quake was not immediately available.