Minor earthquake hits east of Cairo on Sautrday
Ahram Online, , Saturday 14 Nov 2020
According to the NRIA, the quake was recorded at 4:25 pm local time



A minor earthquake measuring 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit east of Cairo on Saturday,saidEgypt's National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIA) in a statement.



According to the NRIA, the quake was recorded at 4:25 pm local time.



It said some citizens felt the earthquake,butthe statementdid not includedetails on any injuries or property damagecaused bythe earthquake. 




Egypt is typically an earthquake safe country that rarely sees earthquakes, with the latest major earthquake, measuring 5.6inmagnitude,killing 541 people and injuring over 6,500 in 1992.


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