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