An earthquake at 4.7 registered at Syrian coast

Damascus, SANA – An earthquake was registered at 4.7 on the Richter Scale on Wednesday morning at the Syrian coast at a depth of 40 km to the north of Lattakia city.

The National Center for Seismic Monitoring said that the earthquake occurred at 22:40 a.m.local time, and was felt by people in some Syrian cities, Turkey and Cyprus.

The Center said an aftershock was also registered at 4.6 on Richter Scale at 11:18 a.m. at a depth of 38 km, northwest of Lattakia city.

The Center added that two aftershocks were registered at 3.0 and 2.0 on Richter Scale at 01:47 a.m. at a depth of 20 km and 07 km away from Lattakia.

Hala Zain

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