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Iranian earthquake felt in parts of UAE

posted on 28/05/2014: 2554 views



An earthquake in southern Iran, reported to measure 5.5 on the open ended Richter scale, shook parts of the UAE yesterday morning.

The seismic network of the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology recorded the earthquake on the island of Qeshem in southern Iran this morning, at 09:44 AM (local time). The quake was felt in parts of Ras Al-Khaimah and was also slightly experienced in other northern parts of the country, including Dubai, but caused no reported impact. – Emirates News Agency, WAM

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