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Minor earthquake hits Lebanon

The Litani river is seen from the Western Bekaa village of Saghbin, Saturday, March 2, 2013. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

BEIRUT: A mild earthquake was felt in Lebanon overnight, particularly in the north and east of the country, with no reported damage.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center, a 4.1 magnitude quake shook Lebanon at 11:50 p.m. Monday.

The tremor centered in the Bekaa Valley, 18 km northwest of Baalbek and 62 km northeast of Beirut, the center said.

 

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