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Earthquake at entry to Gulf of Suez

An earthquake, measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, was recorded at the entry to the Gulf of Suez

MENA, Sunday 20 Feb 2011
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The stations of the national network of earthquakes and seismic risk-reduction at the National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research recorded an earthquake measuring 4.9 degrees on the Richter scale, located at the entry to the Gulf of Suez and felt by residents in Hurghada.

Hatem Hamdy Auda, President of the Institute affirmed that they had issued a formal statement including details of the earthquake, which occurred at three in the morning and lasted for about 27 minutes, pointing out that there hadn’t been any loss, damage or casualties.

He added that the analysis of this earthquake indicated that the location of the quake was at latitude 69.27 degrees north and longitude 34.05 degrees east,  at a depth of 18 kilometres

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Jimmy
23-02-2011 01:28pm
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She speaks?
The suez has a tectonic fault underneath it, the sun has been flaring, causing the earths energy to expand through transfer of solar energy, and it looks like Israel is getting surrounded by all sides. Maybe its a message saying 'dont fight'
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Sammy, USA
21-02-2011 08:23am
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Earthquake.
I bet some people are saying that Israel caused the quake to interrupt the Suez Canal activities.
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