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Posted On: 9 June 2020 09:16 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Iran, tremors felt in some parts of Qatar

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Qatar Meteorology Department reported that a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that happened in Iran was felt on the eastern coast of Qatar. An earthquake hit Southern Iran in Fars province Tuesday night, June 9, 2020, and was felt in Qatar and Bahrain, at the other side of the Gulf, according to

The preliminary earthquake report from the Iranian Seismological Center indicates that it was a 5.7 magnitude earthquake reported at 17:18:12 (Iran), which translates to 8:18 pm local time.

The community quickly took to Facebook and Twitter to ask others if they have felt the shaking too.

Source: Qatar Meteorology Department