Earthquake strikes Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk

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An earthquake measuring 3.38 on the Richter scale struck Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk region on Sunday evening, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

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The seismic event occurred at a depth of 19.37 kilometers and 48 kilometers northwest of the city of Tabuk, SPA quoted the Saudi Geological Survey Authority as saying.

No aftershocks were recorded from the earthquake, which a Saudi Geological Survey spokesperson said was considered weak and not dangerous.

SPA did not report any damage or injuries.

Tabuk lies near a fault line between the Arabian and African tectonic plates.

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