Earthquakes in Haremaya, Dire Dawa and Harar
An earthquake shook some parts of eastern Ethiopia on Thursday night, experts and residents said.
Residents interviewed by the BBC said the quake affected Haremaya, Dire Dawa and Harar, as well as nearby areas.
The epicenter was reported below the epicenter, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The epicenter was reported below the epicenter.
People in the quake-hit area told the BBC that the quake, which lasted for a few seconds, struck at 2:38 p.m. on Thursday.
A student at Haremaya University told the BBC that students had fled their buildings when the quake struck.
There is no injury recorded to date. These can always happen in rift valley areas of the country.
As it is known eastern part of Ethiopia 🇪🇹 is suspectible to such cases.