Late on Sunday night, multiple UAE residents and people across the Arab World took to social media to report that they have felt some tremors corresponding to an earthquake that was recorded on the Iran/Iraq border earlier.
According to several Twitter users, they felt the ground trembling for a short period and are asking if others have also experienced the same.
Users from several parts of the UAE say that the tremors were felt not only in Dubai but also on Abu Dhabi's Reem Island.
Social media users also said that the quake was felt in Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria, Kuwait, Jordan, UAE, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
"Anyone else felt an earthquake?"
"Felt the tremors few minutes back"
"Did I just feel an earth tremor in Dubai?"
"Did anyone else felt the earthquake in Dubai?"
"Who else noticed?"
"Did anyone feel it?"
"Small earthquake felt in UAE"
The same was reported in Kuwait and Lebanon too
The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) posted an earthquake alert
According to the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), who posted an alert of the earthquake, the tremors are attributed to a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that was recorded along the Iran and Iraq border earlier.