Earthquake reported in Jordan, West Bank

Published February 7th, 2023 - 10:45 GMT

ALBAWABA - Jordan Seismological Observatory reported a 3.8-magnitude earthquake north of the West Bank city of Nablus, at the depth of 10 kilometers.

Palestinian media said that the earthquake took place 74 kilometers northwest of the Jordanian capital, Amman.

The Israeli Energy Ministry’s Seismology Division confirmed a minor tremor struck near Jerusalem Monday around midnight, The Times of Israel revealed.

Jordanians took to social media to report on the tremor.

The fervor also spread across the West Bank of the biblical Jordan River. A photo showing dozens of people in a street in Nablus was shared on Twitter, where some claimed it was taken following the earthquake.

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