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5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran, tremors felt in UAE

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 10 February 2019, 06:34 PM
5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran, tremors felt in UAE
5.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran, tremors felt in UAE

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit Iran on Sunday as tremors were felt in the UAE. According to the Emirati National Center of Meteorology, the earthquake occurred at around 2:54pm local time, at the depth of 42kms. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake was of 5.3 magnitude, while the Emirati National Center of Meteorology recorded it as being of 5.0 magnitude.No casualty has been reported so far.

According to the National Centre of Meteorology, the quake hit Qeshm island in south Iran, reported Khaleej Times.

First Published: Sunday, February 10, 2019 06:26 PM
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