The quake was recorded around 400 km away from Damietta at 11:03 pm local time and it was felt by citizens but caused no damage, said Egypt’s National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIA) in a statement.
Egypt’s National Seismic Network recorded a 5.9 magnitude earthquake near the island of Crete, which was felt by citizens across some Egyptian cities at exactly 7:15 a.m. local time.
A magnitude 7.3 quake struck on Monday near New Caledonia in the South Pacific, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A 4.4- magnitude earthquake hit on Saturday morning southern Sulaymaniyah governorate in Iraq's Kurdistan.
A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said.