The earthquake will start in Afghanistan and pass through Pakistan and India before ending in the Indian Ocean, he said, adding these areas are the most prone to large earthquakes.
For the past two days, Ibrahim has been doggedly tearing at the rubble with his hands as he searches for family members who were buried when Monday's deadly earthquake struck both Syria and Turkey.
Sheikha Fatima's directives support the UAE's leadership role to mitigate the repercussions of the earthquakes that struck both countries and affected the lives of thousands of peoples.
Sheikh Mohamed has directed that funeral prayers in absentia be performed for the victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, following Juma's prayers (Friday prayers) in all mosques across the UAE.
Talal Najm said seven of her 13-member family had died. The bodies of her father, two brothers and four nieces and nephews remained on the ground in front of the collapsed building.
The UAE has, so far, sent search and rescue teams, which comprise 92 members, to Turkey. The UAE's search and rescue teams are continuing their efforts despite the harsh weather conditions.
Emirates SkyCargo plans to dedicate cargo space for around 100 tonnes of humanitarian relief goods over the course of the next two weeks across its daily flight operations to Istanbul.
At least seven children were rescued on Friday, videos released by disaster services showed, their astonishing survival inspiring search crews who also saved several trapped adults.
Erdogan said a series of emergency measures would be taken to flood the affected areas with humanitarian relief workers and financial aid.