A magnitude 5.6 quake hit Cianjur region in western Java, killing more than 50 people and injuring more than 700 others, Reuters reported.
“The Egyptian government and people express their since condolences to the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery,” the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed Thursday the condolences of the government and people of Egypt.
The quake was recorded around 400 km away from Damietta at 11:03 pm local time and it was felt by citizens but caused no damage, said Egypt’s National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIA) in a statement.
There were no reports on any damage or casualties thus far, according to El-Kady.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 9.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 28.
On Tuesday, two things topped social media in Egypt; a more than 6.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Cairo, Alexandria and down to Upper Egypt and a snatcher who robbed our Youm7 reporter’s mobile phone while filming live in the street to follow up on the quake.
The tremor was 390 kilometers away from the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Alexandria, NRIAG said in a statement.
The Island is located 460 km away from the Egyptian coastal city of Marsa Matrouh.
The earthquake killed 15 people and injured more than 150 others.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on September 30.
It claimed the lives of at least 304 people and injured more than 1,800 others. Besides, it devastated hundreds of homes. The country braces for another natural threat of “Tropical Storm Grace” that would occur in the coming few days.
Egypt is currently working to complete the establishment of the second largest station in the world, in terms of the diameter of the telescope, to observe space debris.
On May 20, many important events took place.
On March 11, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research recorded an earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel city, without affecting the archaeological area.
The institute has reported no casualties or material damage so far.
On January 11, many important events occurred that changed the world map, the most prominent of which was the success of the first trial to treat diabetes with insulin.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale has hit Cairo and other coastal cities on Saturday.
The National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics reported earlier on Sunday an earthquake estimated at 5.5 magnitude in Giza and Cairo.