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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Dubai Residents Feel Tremors, Officials Confirm Earthquake In Iran Earthquake measuring 5.2 took place in Iran, tremors felt in the UAE.

ByAarti Nagraj 53 mins ago -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tremors were felt in Dubai on Tuesday morning, following an earthquake in Iran, officials at UAE’s National Center of Meteorology & Seismology (NCMS) confirmed. The quake, measuring 5.2 on the richter scale, took place in Qesham in Iran. A spokesperson from NCMS said they are still analysing the data. Many buildings were evacuated in Dubai and residents took to social media to report the tremor. “Am I on no sleep or did I just feel my building shake?,” tweeted Omar Abou Ezzeddine. “Anybody feel a Tremor just a minute ago?,” asked Rashid Shamim on Twitter. Gulf Business also felt a tremor in our office in Media City. More details to follow. it was strong enough for persons on the higher floors to feel the tremor. Most staff reacted as trained to do so:

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