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Astronomical survey: 3.8 magnitude earthquake shakes the north coast


Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Books – Yousef Afifi:

Stations on the National Seismological Network of the National Institute of Astronomical and Geophysical Research recorded, on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, a number of earthquakes in the Mediterranean region, near the Egyptian coast.

The institute said in a statement today that the first tremor was at 4:24 pm local time in Cairo, with a magnitude of 3.8 on the Richter scale, latitude: 33.99763 ° north, longitude: 25.9853 ° east. about 316 km north of Marsa Matruch, with a depth of 13 km.

The second earthquake occurred this morning, Wednesday, November 25, at 20:18:12 local time in Cairo, with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale, latitude: 32.7985 ° north, longitude: 29.9228 ° east and about 170 km north of Alexandria, with a depth of 23 km.

The National Institute for Astronomical Research confirmed that, to date, the Institute has not received any sentiment from some citizens about these two earthquakes.

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