There Was An Earthquake In The UAE Today

BY Harper's BAZAAR Arabia / Oct 21 2019 / 16:09 PM

Did you feel it?

There Was An Earthquake In The UAE Today

This afternoon, residents in Dubai, Sharjah and Ras al Khaimah reported feeling a “slight shake”, which was subsequently revealed to be an earthquake that had a 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale.

The National Centre of Meteorology confirmed the news in a statement writing, “A 5.1Magnitude Earthquake on Richter scale is recorded in South of Iran at 14:58, 21-10-2019 "UAE time” According to the NCM “National Seismic Network, it was felt by few residence in the north of UAE.”

Followers were quick to reply, weighing in on the trembling.

“I felt strong, my room chandelier was shaking for long time,” one man wrote on Twitter.

According to CatNews, the earthquake started in Iran, and was felt across the Northern Emirates of the UAE.

No damages have been reported.