Earthquake alert: UAE, Oman, Iran

An earthquake was felt across the UAE and Oman this morning at a 5.2 magnitude that struck Iran.

Earthquake alert: UAE, Oman, Iran

An earthquake was felt across the UAE and Oman this morning at a 5.2 magnitude that struck Iran.

The UAE’s National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology confirmed the epicenter was 60 km east of Qeshm in southern Iran.

The US Geological Service reported the earthquake as a 5.1-magnitude striking at 9:17 am at a depth of 10 meters.

Residents in Dubai took to Twitter after feeling tremors from the earthquake with some reporting they had been evacuated from buildings.

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