Date: Wednesday, 02 August 2023
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 shook the southeast of the Eritrean capital Asmara on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
The quake, which was at a depth of 10 km, occurred at 8:15 p.m. local time (1715 GMT), Eritrean Information Minister Yemane Meskel said on social media.
The epicenter was at the town of Irafalle, according to the Eritrean Ministry of Mines and Energy.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake hit around 55 km southeast of Asmara.
So far, there have been no reports of damage or casualties as a result of the earthquake.
|5.6||10 km||Eritrea: Ethiopia||USGS|
|5.6||10 km||Eritrea: Ethiopia||RaspberryShake|
|5.4||10 km||Eritrea: Near Al Hudaydah||RENASS|
|5.6||8.6 km||Eritrea [Land]||INGV|
|5.6||10 km||Eritrea: Ethiopia||IRIS|
|5.5||10 km||Eritrea: 厄立特里亚||CEIC|