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Two earthquakes hit southern Aqaba, Jordan, and the Pakistani city of "Bahj"



The earthquake observatory of the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources recorded a 3.1-magnitude earthquake south of the city of Aqaba today, Sunday.


The head of the center, Ghassan Sweidan, said, in a statement reported by the Jordanian News Agency, that the tremor occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers, 40 kilometers south of the city of Aqaba, pointing out that various regions of the Kingdom, especially the south, are witnessing seismic activity because they were located in the collision pit on the Syrian-African rift (the sea fracture). The dead), which makes it vulnerable to earthquakes due to the movement of the plates in the ground.


In Pakistan ... an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale struck the city of "Bhaj" in the "Balochistan" region of Pakistan and the surrounding areas.


And the Pakistan Seismological Center said, according to the Pakistani "Junews" channel - that the epicenter of the quake occurred 40 kilometers southwest of the city of "Bhaj", and at a depth of 40 kilometers, adding that the earthquake was felt by residents living in the vicinity of Bahaj.

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