UAE safe as multiple earthquakes jolt several Middle East countries

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Filed on July 5, 2018

(Screengrab via twitter)

The earthquake registered 4.7 on the Richter scale.

Several earthquakes jolted multiple countries in the Arab world last night, according to the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCM) on July 4. 

According to the post on social media account Twitter, a 4.7 magnitude quake on the Richter scale rocked the region in Palestine, west of the Tiberian Sea.  

According to the Earthquaketrack website, the epicentre was 10km down, hitting at about 11:45pm local time. 

According to Al Arabiya, five earthquakes hit the Tabariya lake in the northeastern region in the early hours of the morning, as well as two earthquakes along the Turkish-Syrian border.

The magnitude of the quakes ranged from 4.1 to 2 kilometre depths. 

Another earthquake rocked the Lebanese city of Beirut of a 4.3 magnitude. 

No casualties have been reported thus far.  

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