2.8-magnitude earthquake recorded in Fujairah

2.8-magnitude earthquake recorded in Fujairah

Fujairah - An earthquake struck Fujairah at 10.58am local time on Tuesday.



By Wam


Published: Tue 16 Feb 2016, 2:51 PM

Last updated: Tue 16 Feb 2016, 9:17 PM

The Dubai Seismic Network, DSN, on Tuesday recorded a minor earthquake, measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale, that hit the Sea of Oman off the coast of the Emirate of Fujairah at 10:58 a.m. local time, which was felt by some local residents.
An official from DSN said that the area is prone to small tremors from time to time, but with no dangerous effect on residents.
 


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