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Mild earthquake strikes Red Sea resort

Quake registering 3.9 on Richter scale hits Hurghada Monday, no injuries reported

Ahram Online , Monday 12 Mar 2012
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A small earthquake shook the Red Sea resort of Hurghada at 4:31am on Monday, according to the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIG).

NRIG chairman Dr Hatem Ouda said the quake registered 3.9 on the Richter scale and its epicenter was North West Hurghada.

No injuries have been reported.

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