Many people in the UAE were panicked and left their homes to spend long hours out in the open. Others claimed that they were awakened by furniture shaking or other noises in their beds.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE felt the earthquake tremors in Iran Saturday morning. Social media users in the UAE reported that there were two earthquakes this morning. Residents of Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi felt the tremors.
Many people in the UAE were panicked and left their homes to spend long hours out in the open. Many people also claimed that they felt shaken from their beds by the shaking of furniture, etc. Many people said the tremors lasted only a few seconds. However, others took to Twitter to state that the effect lasted five minutes.
Five earthquakes across southern Iran
Since Saturday morning, there have been five earthquakes across southern Iran. They ranged in intensity from 4.3 to 6.3. According to the UAE’s National Meteorological Center, two of the earthquakes occurred at 1.32 AM and 3.24 AM. They had a magnitude of 6.3. These two earthquakes are believed to have caused the UAE’s tremors. There was no other damage reported in the UAE. The American Geological Agency informed that the earthquake was felt not only in the UAE but also in Oman, Qatar, Pakistan, Oman, Oman, Oman, Oman, Qatar, and Afghanistan.
Five people are reported to have been killed by the earthquake in Iran. Twelve people were treated in hospitals for injuries. Officials stated that rescue operations are ongoing in these areas and that the number of injured and dead is likely to increase. https://www.pinterest.com/newsgulfin/