Minor Earthquake in Dubai, nothing damaged

Dubai – A minor earthquake of about 2.1 magnitude was recorded in the UAE on Wednesday afternoon, however no damages have been reported so far.

According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), the epicentre was recorded in East Masafi at 4.01pm (UAE time) on Wednesday and was recorded in nine NCM seismic stations, including in Banah, Shaam, Al Faqah and Al Ain.

The Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences also reported light tremors in Ras Al Khaimah.

“Minor tremor was slightly felt by the residents without any effect,” NCM said.

According to the National Seismic Network (NSN), a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded in the South Atlantic Ocean at 6.26am on Tuesday.