2.6 earthquake hits Dead Sea, Palestine

Palestine

Published: 2018-08-05 12:41

Last Updated: 2018-08-05 14:45


Earthquake measuring 2.6 originating from the Dead Sea.
Earthquake measuring 2.6 originating from the Dead Sea.
Roya News Source

An earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale hit the Dead Sea area earlier today at 8:52 in the morning, August 5, 2018.

Head of the Palestinian Seismological Observatory said that the earthquake was recorded today, originating from the Dead Sea, and with a depth of roughly 11km.

The Palestinian-Jordanian juncture has been experiencing a fair share of mini-earthquakes in the last couple of months, strongest of which was of 4.7 magnitude on July 4, 2018.