5.3 magnitude earthquake 20 km from Nuwaybi‘a, South Sinai, Egypt

1996-02-21 04:59:53 UTC

UTC time: Wednesday, February 21, 1996 04:59 AM
Your time: 1996-02-21T04:59:53Z
Magnitude Type: mw
USGS page: M 5.3 - Egypt
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
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5.3 magnitude earthquake

1996-02-21 04:59:53 UTC at 04:59
February 21, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.883, 34.75
20.2 km from Nuwaybi‘a (12.2 miles)

Depth: 22 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.0 magnitude earthquake

1996-02-26 07:17:07 UTC at 07:17
February 26, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.869, 34.479
26.2 km from Nuwaybi‘a (16.2 miles)

Depth: 10 km

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5.0 magnitude earthquake

1996-02-26 07:17:28 UTC at 07:17
February 26, 1996 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 28.732, 34.822
38.2 km from Nuwaybi‘a (23.2 miles)

Depth: 23 km