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A new earthquake in Lake Tiberias, measuring 4.1, was felt by residents in Irbid

Amman Today

publish date 2022-01-23 14:11:09

Compass – Director of the Jordanian Seismological Observatory Ghassan Sweidan said that an earthquake occurred in Lake Tiberias on Sunday afternoon, with a magnitude of 4.1 on the Richter scale.

He added that the tremor occurred at 12:28, south of Lake Tiberias, with a depth of 10 km.

Suwaidan added, “The extent of this Jordanian tremor was felt, reaching 20 kilometers, and it was felt by the residents of Irbid Governorate in northern Jordan.”

On Sunday afternoon, citizens of Irbid governorate felt a new earthquake that followed an earthquake that occurred at 11:40 pm on Saturday, south of Lake Tiberias, according to a reporter.The kingdom.

Suwaidan confirmed that 10 aftershocks followed an earthquake that occurred at 11:40 pm on Saturday, south of Lake Tiberias, with a magnitude of 4.6 on the Richter scale, until Sunday morning.

He added that the ten aftershocks ranged in strength from 2.0 to 2.9 on the Richter scale.

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