Minor earthquake hits Aqaba

Jordan

Published: 2019-01-16 10:45

Last Updated: 2019-01-16 11:37


Minor earthquake hits Aqaba
Minor earthquake hits Aqaba
Roya News Source

An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale struck west of the city of Aqaba at 5:05 pm local time yesterday, January 15, 2019, according to Petra news agency.

Head of the Jordanian Earthquake Observatory, Dr. Mahmoud al-Qariuti, said the quake occurred at a depth of 8 kilometers west of the city of Aqaba and was felt by the residents.