The quake occurred at a depth of 5km Image Credit: Twitter/@NCMS_media

Dubai: An earthquake measuring 2.1 on the Richter Scale in the Oman Sea not far from the UAE shore was recorded by the National Seismic Network at 4.09pm on Sunday.

The National Centre of Meteorology tweeted that the quake, which occurred at a depth of 5km, was not felt by residents and had no effect in the country.