Tremors were felt in parts of the UAE after a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Iran early Thursday.
Taking to social media, several residents in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain said they felt the tremors for little less than a minute.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) confirmed that the 5.0-magnitude earthquake hit south of Iran at 03:15 am (local time).
A 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake on Richter scale is recorded in South of Iran at 03:15, 17/03/2022 “UAE time” According to the NCM “National Seismic
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