An earthquake of 4.8-magnitude was recorded in Oman on Saturday morning, October 21.The Earthquake Monitoring Centre (EMC) at Sultan Qaboos University said that an earthquake was recorded in the Oman sea at 10 am Muscat time, at a depth of 5 km.

The quake was recorded 57 kms North-East of the wilayat of Sur in South Al Sharqiyah.According to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) of UAE, a 5.1 earthquake on the Richter scale was recorded in Oman.