9 August 2012

Tunisia: Earth Tremor of 3.1 Degrees in Jendouba Governorate

Tunis — An earth tremor measuring 3.1 degrees on the Richter scale was recorded on Wednesday, at 08.13 p.m. (local hour), northeast the town of Bou Salem, the governorate of Jendouba.

According to the National Meteorology Institute's preliminary analyses, the tremor's epicentre is located at 36.65 degrees latitude North and 09.04 degrees longitude northeast Bou Salem.

The tremor was felt by the local inhabitants.

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