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Tremors felt in UAE as 6.3-magnitude quake strikes Iran

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Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 2:02am

By Sneha May Francis

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An earthquake measuring 6.3 magnitude struck southern Iran on Saturday early morning, rattling parts of the UAE.

Several residents in the Emirate reported experiencing the tremors on social media.

The UAE’s National Centre of Meteorology confirmed that an earthquake struck south of Iran at 01:32 am and was “slightly felt in parts of the country without any effect”.

A series of quakes followed. 

A quake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded at 02:43 am, followed by a 4.4-magnitude quake at 03:13 am.

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