UAE Records Mild Earthquake; Residents Report Feeling Tremors

A minor earthquake was detected in the UAE on Thursday evening and was felt by some residents.

Measuring 1.9 on the Richter scale, the quake was recorded in the coast of Dibba Al Fujairah at 8pm, the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said. It was “slightly felt” by residents, but did not have any effect on the country, the NCM added.

Seismology experts had earlier said that UAE residents have no reason to worry about earthquakes.


Khaleej Times

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