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Gulf Today Report
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit south of Iran on Sunday at 8:13 am, reported the National Centre of Meteorology.
In the statement, it added that the earthquake was of 10km depth.
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According to the centre, "this is a natural activity on the borders of the Arabian plate in the south part of Iran along the Zagros mountains."
The tremors did not affect the UAE.
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.
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