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Earthquake felt in Cairo, other governorates

Quake measures 6 on Richter Scale, no losses or damage recorded


An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale was felt in Cairo and several other cities across Egypt on Saturday afternoon.

(Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)
(Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

The earthquake’s epicentre was located in the Gulf of Aqaba, around 450 km east of Cairo, state media reported, highlighting the area’s active fault line.

No losses or damage was recorded was recorded as a result.

The earthquake occurred at around 5:30pm, and was felt in Cairo and different cities across the country.

The Ministry of Health confirmed in a statement that no casualties or injuries were reported as a result.

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