Officials confirm earthquake 330km off Doha

July 23, 2010 - 2:48:47 am

DOHA:  Sources from the Meteorology Department in Qatar have confirmed rumours about a slight earthquake that was felt in some parts of Doha early this week.  

Though a few people have claimed to felt tremors that occurred at around 10pm on Tuesday, there was no significant impact.

“There was a slight tremor of a very insignificant scale,” said a senior MET official.

“A slight earthquake occurred some 330km north-east of Doha. The impact was felt by a very few people,” he told The Peninsula.

The Peninsula