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Earthquake of Magnitude 5.6 Strikes Southern Iran; Felt in UAE 

Earthquake of Magnitude 5.6 Strikes Southern Iran; Felt in UAE 

Wednesday, 30 November, 2022 - 16:30
A general view of Tehran, Iran. (AFP/Getty Images file photo)

An Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck southern Iran on Wednesday and was felt in the United Arab Emirates, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. 


Iranian state TV reported that rescue teams were dispatched to the quake-hit area and added there were no casualties. 


The quake was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) and about 88 km northwest of Ras Al Khaimah City in the UAE, EMSC added.  


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