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5.3-magnitude earthquake reported in Dhofar

29 Nov 2023 5.3-magnitude earthquake reported in Dhofar By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – An earthquake has been reported in the wilayat of Shalim and Hallaniyat Islands in Dhofar governorate on Wednesday, according to the Earthquake Monitoring Centre (EMC) at the Sultan Qaboos University.

A statement issued online by the EMC said, ‘An earthquake struck Dhofar governorate with a 5.3 magnitude, at a depth of 4km, at 1.05am. The epicenter of this quake was about 187km north-east of Salalah.’

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