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Minor Earthquake of 2.8 Degrees Strikes Southwest of Aleppo City

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A minor earthquake was recorded in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo city, in the north of Syria in the morning of today Sunday, July 10, 2022, the Syrian National Seismic Center reported.

The earthquake was recorded at 8:51 am today, it had a magnitude of 2.8 degrees as reported by the Earthquake Information site and 3 degrees on the Richter scale as per a statement issued by the Syrian National Earthquake Center, it struck at 5 kilometers deep, no casualties were reported by the time of this report, the epicenter of the tremor is in the outskirts of the town of Abezmo.

The location of today’s earthquake is about 17 kilometers to the west of an earlier earthquake recorded on the 16th of September of last year, this map details some of the earthquakes we followed in the past two years:

‘Syria Enters the Earthquake Era’ was part of our November 2020 report on an earlier earthquake, worth reading:

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