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Earthquake hits Gulf of Oman

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology recorded an earthquake in the Gulf of Oman on Friday.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 12:23 May 8, 2009
  • Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology recorded an earthquake in the Gulf of Oman on Friday.

The 5.5 magnitude earthquake's epicentre was located in the Gulf of Oman at the Makran fault.

There were no immediate reports of aftershocks felt in the UAE, the centre said.

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