Minor earthquake recorded near Abu Simbel in Aswan

Ahram Online , Thursday 11 Mar 2021

The statement added that citizens did not feel the minor quake nor its follow-up tremor

Egypt’s National Seismic Network (NSN) station recorded a minor earthquake near Abu Simbel, Aswan on Thursday morning, the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) announced.

According to NRIAG’s statement, the NSN recorded a minor earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel with a magnitude of 3.2 Richter at 4am follwed by a 2.2 Richter aftershock that was recorded at 6am.

The statement added that citizens did not feel the quake nor the aftershock.

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