A strong earthquake on Friday hit the Ujar, Mingachevir, Yevlakh and Ganja regions of Azerbaijan, Trend reported, citing local residents. The magnitude reached 5.9, while the depth of the earthquake was 13 kilometers. The quake hit 29 kilometers from Sheki district at 04:49 GMT, said the Republican Seismological Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. Another earthquake hit the border cities of Azerbaijan and Iran on Friday morning. The quake, with a 5.0-magnitude at its epicenter, hit the cities of Parsabad, Bileh Savar and Germi in Iran’s Ardabil province.