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4.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Jordan and southern Israel

The Israeli Geological Survey monitored an earthquake measuring 4.2 to 4.5 degrees on the Richter scale that struck southern regions in both Israel and Jordan, according to "Russia Today".

The Israeli Geological Survey stated that it had detected a 4.2-magnitude earthquake that occurred in southern Israel, and its source was in the Red Sea, 68 km north of the tourist city of Eilat.

In turn, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center reported simultaneously that a 4.5-magnitude earthquake was recorded 74 km northwest of the coastal city of Aqaba in the south of the Kingdom, opposite Eilat.

Jordanian media reported that the earthquake was felt in the governorates of Karak, Tafileh and Maan in southern Jordan.