Residents of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and other cities felt an earthquake this morning, Tuesday.
Residents of Egypt, Lebanon, and Palestine were all affected by the tremor, which originated in the Mediterranean Sea.
The earthquake struck around 7:32 a.m. local time, according to Egypt’s National Institute for Astronomical Research.
It was in the eastern Mediterranean and had a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale.
He also stated that the earthquake was felt by inhabitants of Cairo, Alexandria, and coastal cities while denying any loss of life or property.
Simultaneously, many people expressed their thoughts on the subject via social media, inquiring as to who had felt the earthquake. Some of them verified that it was also felt by the residents of Giza.
Residents in Alexandria, which overlooks the Mediterranean, and Assiut, which is located in Upper Egypt, reported that they felt their homes tremble as a consequence of the earthquake!
It’s worth noting that inhabitants of Egypt’s capital and many governorates felt an earthquake last week, which registered a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale.
Egypt lies distant from the world’s seven seismic belts, although it is occasionally impacted by earthquakes of medium power due to its closeness to seismically active places such as the Gulf of Aqaba, the Gulf of Suez, and the Red Sea.