The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) recorded 5.1-magnitude earthquake in Southern Iran on Monday at 2:58pm, UAE time. Tremors were recorded in parts of Dubai, Ajman, and Ras Al Khaimah.
Sharjah-based KT reader captures moment when tremors were felt in UAE after an earthquake struck Iran: "I was sitting with my kids and my wife on the sofa when we felt our living room was shaking" https://t.co/Lzz1nPEFzr pic.twitter.com/wgJfOeHBj0
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Sarah Gasapo, a Filipina Engineer told Guf News that they felt the building shaking.
“Out of the blue we felt the building shake. It wasn’t that strong but because we’re on the 19th floor of the Deira Twin Towers, we felt it,” she said.
Another experience was shared by 30 year old Jordanian, Zainah Mahmoud, said that she noticed her chair was moving while she was on the balcony.
“I felt it twice and it was fast, she said.”
“At first I didn’t realize what was going on as the chair was moving to the right and left and when it stopped another shake started immediately after the first one,” she added.
Lastly, no damages were reported.
A 5.1Magnitude Earthquake on Richter scale is recorded in South of Iran at 14:58, 21-10-2019 "UAE time” According to the NCM “National Seismic Network, it was felt by few residence in the north of UAE.
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