Small Earthquake Recorded in the UAE

Small Earthquake Recorded in the UAE

23 Aug 2016

Did you feel a tremor yesterday?

A small earthquake was recorded yesterday, measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale in Dibba Al-Fujairah. Luckily, no damage was caused.

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology said that the tremor was recorded at 7:23am. It was at a depth of 7km and to the north of Dibba and had no effect inside the city, fortunately.

“The centre did not receive any phone calls from the population regarding the tremor or its effect in the area,” said NCMS.

Did you feel the earthquake?