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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook northeastern Iran on Thursday, state television reported, adding that there were no immediate reports of damage.
The quake hit the town of Sangan at a shallow depth of 8km (5 miles) it said. The town, which has a population of about 10,000, is located near the border with Afghanistan.
Some residents in Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi experienced the tremors.
The quake, which had a depth of 10 kilometres, struck 17 kilometres south-southeast of Borazjan city at 6:49 am (0319 GMT), the US Geological Survey said on its website. State news agency IRNA said the earthquake was felt in Bushehr, site of the country's sole nuclear power plant.
There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage. The US Geological Survey said the 5.1 magnitude quake struck 44 kilometres from the southwestern city of Borazjan and at a depth of 38 kilometres.
According to the UAE National Center of Meteorology (NCM) a 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Richter scale is recorded in South of Iran on Sunday at 16:30 in the UAE.
European Union (EU) Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Igor Driesmans said the world would certainly defeat the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in two ways. One is the determination to come up with well-tested and safe vaccines made available and affordable for all, whether rich or poor. The other is governments and regional blocs dead set on well-meaning collaborations and partnerships.
UAE students have achieved another set of outstanding A-Level results this year, despite the enormous pressures they have been subjected to over the last few months. Now, they are all set to progress to prestigious universities around the globe.
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