A 5.Four-magnitude earthquake on Thursday hit Merowe space in north Sudan, some 350 km north of the capital Khartoum, in keeping with the Public Authority for Geological Research of Sudan’s Minerals Ministry.
“Earthquakes have occurred in Merowe space since Jan. 1 and continued intermittently in various levels thereafter.
“Thursday’s quake registered 5.4 on the Richter scale,” stated the authority in an announcement.
“The tremor was felt by the citizens in the area, and it is attributed to the effects of the geological structure which passes through the southwest and northeast of the African Continent and extends with the active crack of the Red Sea,” the authority added.
The authority additional identified that “these movements become active from time to time near the Nile due to presence of some geological intersections.”
The authority urged the residents to not worry however to be cautious on the similar time, saying “these quakes are natural.”