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Wed 30 Jul 2014 11:05 AM

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UAE residents feel tremors from 5.6 earthquake off Iran

The epicentre was 229 km north of Abu Dhabi and struck at 5:32am in the morning

UAE residents feel tremors from 5.6 earthquake off Iran
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An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 occurred at
5:32 am occurred in Southern Iran on Wednesday morning, with residents in the
UAE reportedly feeling the tremors.

According to US Geological Survey National
Earthquake Information Center, the quake occurred 50km off the coast of Kish,
but no tsunami warning was issued.

The epicentre was
229 km north of Abu Dhabi and some residents in the UAE took to Twitter to
report feeling tremors during the early hours of the morning.

 

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