Saudi Arabia

2.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Holy-City Madinah

The Holy City of Madinah experienced a 2.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday.

The center of the earthquake was 14km north-west of Madinah at a depth of 7km below the surface.
City officials confirmed that there were no reports of damage from the earthquake.

Tariq Aba Al-Khail, a spokesman for the General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection, said that the tremor was “weak and not dangerous”, noting that small tremors occur often in the Kingdom.