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An earthquake was felt across Israel around 5 pm on Monday. According to the US Geological Survey, the temblor had a magnitude of 5.6 and originated 211 kilometers (about 130 miles) south of Antalya, Turkey.
The Geophysical Institute of Israel reported the tremor had a magnitude of 5.7.
A magnitude 5.6 quake has hit off the Turkish coastal town of Kalkan, with tremors felt as far away as the Egyptian capital Cairo.
Local media report a 6.0 magnitude quake.
The quake’s epicenter lies in the Mediterranean Sea, some 50 km from the town, which is a local tourist hotspot. The quake occurred around 15.45 local time (12.45 GMT) at a depth of 19.4 km. No tsunami warning has been issued.
In Kalkan, the ground rumbled, spreading anxiety among residents and tourists. No reports of deaths or damage have been filed thus far.
Originally posted by BobAthome
reply to post by MmmPie
well geologically an eartquake centred in Turkey that shakes 7th Floor in Tel Aviv,, and is reported by people in Beer Sheba,, well, i guess no one but geologists, would be interested in that very unually long travelled must have be shallow,, slippage, along one of Jerusalems 3 major faults,, would be of no interest.
ya ok,, u must be right.