Seismic activity in Haret Al-Shaqah decreased

Published 24 May 2009
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Seismic activity in Haret Al-Shaqah decreased
Riyadh - The Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) stated that the seismic activity in the Haret Al-Shaqah is significantly decreasing in number and power after Tuesday's earthquake which measured 5.4 on the Richter scale and added that is a gradual decrease in the valued of the radon gas.
SGS added that since Friday noon until this afternoon, its national network stations didn't record any earthquakes with magnitude greater than 3 degrees on the Richter scale, Saudi Press Agency reported.
On the thermal measurements, SGS confirmed that they are in their normal levels, indicating that the region is on its way to its normal status of stability.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:47 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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