5.0 magnitude earthquake recorded off the coast of Oman
May 15, 2019 | 5:02 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale was recorded in Gulf of Aden on Wednesday.

It took place at 4:11 p.m. (Sultanate time), 965 km away from Salalah, according to Sultan Qaboos University's Earthquake Monitoring Centre.

"An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the Gulf of Aden at 4:11 p.m. Sultanate time, 965 km from Salalah," the Centre announced via its official Twitter handle.

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