4.6-magnitude earthquake hits Aqaba, Jordan

  • Sunday 05, April 2020 03:22 PM
  • 4.6-magnitude earthquake hits Aqaba, Jordan
Sharjah 24 - WAM: A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck the southern city of Aqaba early Sunday, with no casualties or physical damage reported.
"Residents of the city felt the earthquake which took place at 8:05 am (local time), forcing some of them to run into the streets for fear of any aftershock," Jordan News Agency, Petra, quoted the city's governor Ghassan Al-Kayed.

The quake was recorded at a depth of 8 kilometers in an area 30 km south of Aqaba.