2 new tremors recorded 750 km north of Egypt’s Rafah

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 06:11 GMT

In remarks to state-owned Akhbar El-Youm, head of the Egyptian National Seismic Network at NRIAG Mohamed Abd al-Hay said the tremors took place on 3:30 PM local time with magnitudes of 4.8 and 4.89 and at depths of 13 and 14.5 km.

5.1 magnitude earthquake hits near northern Egypt’s Damietta

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 09:13 GMT

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.

Somaya Saad to represent Egypt at IAU's Office for Astronomy Outreach for 3 years

Thu, 12 Aug 2021 - 02:44 GMT

The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced that Somaya Saad, former head of the Astronomy Department at the National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG), was selected to represent Egypt at the International Astronomical Union (IAU)’s Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO) from August 2021 to August 2024.

Out-of-control Chinese rocket expected to fly over Egypt Friday night

Fri, 07 May 2021 - 02:37 GMT

The out-of-control Chinese Long March rocket traveling at 18,000 mph is expected to again fly over Egypt tonight for seven minutes starting 10:33 PM