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Earthquake in Sharm el Sheikh, Red Sea

Today a light to moderate earthquake was felt in the Red Sea area, it's epicentre between Sharm el Sheikh, Nabq Bay and Dahab. There are no reports of damage, the only thing noticed were local residents being dramatic and a few toppled pints of beer.

The effects of the earthquake were also felt in Hurghada. Reports differ between 4.5 to 5.1 on the Richter scale.

Supporting Link:
http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/event.php?id=gfz2012cchk

Region: Red Sea - Magnitude: 4.5
Date & Time: 2012/01/30 17:04:30 UTC
Latitude: 27.94 N Longitude: 34.36 E
Magnitude: 5.1 Magnitude Type: M
Depth (Km): 10.0


Added: Jan-30-2012 Occurred On: Jan-30-2012
By: David Walters
In:
Other Middle East
Tags: sharm el sheikh, earthquake
Location: Janub Sina', Egypt (load item map)
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