Kuwait jolted by two tremors in north Kabd, south Jahra

Kuwait jolted by two tremors in north Kabd, south Jahra

Kuwait - The two tremors measured 5.2 and 3.7 on the Richter scale.



By Wam

Published: Sat 30 Jan 2016, 7:09 AM

Last updated: Sun 31 Jan 2016, 7:40 AM

Two tremors jolted north of Kabd area and south of Jahra area on Friday, according to the national network for monitoring earthquakes at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research.
The two tremors measured 5.2 and 3.7 on the Richter scale, Abdullah Al-Enezi, Director of the network, said in a press statement carried by Kuwait News Agency, KUNA.
The tremors occurred at a depth of five kilometers and were felt by people in the areas of Jahra, Qairawan and Saad Al-Abdullah, he added.


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