Tremors were felt by residents of Dubai, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded in south Iran on Monday at 2.58pm, UAE time, according to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM).
Tremors were felt by residents of Dubai, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. No damages were reported.
Umer Farook, an Indian web developer, told Khaleej Times that he was on his desk when he felt the tremor.
Sharjah-based KT reader captures moment when tremors were felt in UAE after an earthquake struck Iran: “I was sitting with my kids and my wife on the sofa when we felt our living room was shaking” https://t.co/Lzz1nPEFzr pic.twitter.com/wgJfOeHBj0
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“I asked my friends about anything abnormal, and they shared the same feeling.”
Reiterating the same, Saad Oraiqat, a photographer, said he also felt the tremor.
“Reports of the tremor went viral on social media, and soon the news was confirmed by NCMS.
A 5.1Magnitude Earthquake on Richter scale is recorded in South of Iran at 14:58, 21-10-2019 “UAE time” According to the NCM “National Seismic Network, it was felt by few residence in the north of UAE.
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