4.6 earthquake strikes Aqaba city this morning

Jordan

Published: 2020-04-05 10:02

Last Updated: 2020-04-05 10:28


4.6 earthquake strikes Aqaba city this morning
4.6 earthquake strikes Aqaba city this morning

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale struck the city of Aqaba this morning, according to Roya's correspondent in the city.

Thankfully, there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Director of the Jordan Seismological Observatory (JSO) Mahmoud Qaryouti said that an earthquake struck the Aqaba city, originating in the Gulf of Aqaba, 60 km south of the city, with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale.

Qaryouti didn't reveal if there were any aftershocks.

Witnesses and citizens confirmed a big earthquake in the city of Aqaba this morning and indicated that they felt it at 8:04 am.