4.9 earthquake off the coast of Egypt


20.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 4.9 occurred on Sunday night in the Gulf of Suez, Red Sea coast of Egypt, the Internet portal Youm7.

According to available information, the quake occurred at 03.27 am local time (04.27 MSK) in the southern Gulf. Earthquake felt in the Egyptian resort town of Hurghada, RIA Novosti reported.

About damage were reported.

Gulf of Suez is located in the northern part of the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula separates Asia from Africa. In the northern part of the bay is the Egyptian city of Suez, who started the Suez Canal, which connects the Red Sea with the Mediterranean.


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