4.7 scale earthquake registered at Syrian coast

Damascus, SANA – A light earthquake was registered at 4.7 on the Richter Scale on Friday evening at the Syrian coast at a depth of 20 km 65 km away from Lattakia city.

The National Center for Seismic Monitoring said the earthquake occurred at 21:15 PM local time, and was felt by people in Lattakia, Tartous, Hama, Homs, and Aleppo.

The Center said an aftershock was registered at 2.5 at 21:26 at a depth of 9 km and 48 km away from Lattakia.

Hazem Sabbagh

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