The quake struck shortly after 10 am on Wednesday.

People in Dubai reported experiencing tremors on Wednesday morning after an earthquake hit Iran.

Several people told of their experiences on social media. A 5.9 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Iran at 10:06 am on Wednesday.

The UAE has previously dealt with the after-effects of earthquakes in Iran. Tremors are occasionally felt in the UAE, especially if they are more significant than magnitude 5.0.