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Earthquake strikes Iran island, tremors felt in UAE

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on February 17, 2020 | Last updated on February 17, 2020 at 05.21 am
earthquake, EMSC, Qeshm island

(alamy.com/ae)

Some residents in Sharjah reported feeling light tremors.

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Iran's Qeshm island, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.

According to the EMSC, the quake occurred at a depth of 47km, reported Sputnik News.

Tremors were felt in parts of UAE as well, posts on social media suggested.

Some residents in Sharjah reported feeling light tremors.


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