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NRIAG: 6.2-magnitude earthquake in Crete, felt in Egypt

Tuesday، 19 October 2021 - 11:08 AM

Egypt's National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) recorded a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck east of Crete island earlier Tuesday.

The tremor was 390 kilometers away from the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Alexandria, NRIAG said in a statement.

It added that the earthquake was felt in Egypt at 7:32 a.m., noting that the epicenter was at a depth of 31.56 kilometers.

No word of casualties or damage was reported, NRIAG assured.

MENA

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