Earthquakes Shake Saudi & Iran

Bahrain experienced an earthquake at 6:06 am on 9 March 2020.
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An earthquake struck in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia late on 22nd January, Wednesday night. According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), the earthquake was recorded at 09:30 pm local time at 3.9 Magnitude on the Richter scale.

The NCM also monitored an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale that struck Iran’s southern province at 11:23 pm local time the same night. The epicentre was determined at 28.093 degrees north latitude and 56.866 degrees east longitude, with the focus at the depth of 21 km.

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No immediate report of casualties or damage has been reported yet. Teams have been dispatched to the quake-hit region to assess the possible damage and help people in need.


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