A 5.9-magnitude earthquake in southern Iran is felt in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

طقس العرب GO 2022-06-15 2022-06-15T07:04:00Z
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A 5.9-magnitude earthquake in southern Iran is felt in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia

Weather of Arabia - Residents of the Emirates felt, on Wednesday morning, a slight earthquake that struck southern Iran, according to a statement published by the National Center of Meteorology in the Emirates. Sources also reported that residents of Qatar, Bahrain and parts of Saudi Arabia felt the earthquake.

In a tweet on its official page on the social networking site, Twitter, the center published a map showing the epicenter of the earthquake, saying that its magnitude was 5.9 on the Richter scale and occurred at a depth of 10 km.

The observatory added that about the severity of the earthquake, it was "perceived in the country and has no effect on the country."

This news comes a day after the official Iranian news agency stated that "an earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale hit the city and port of Jarek in Hormozgan province (southern of the country), while the director of the emergency department in the province announced that this earthquake did not result in any losses." .

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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