KUALA LUMPUR – A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.9 on the Ritcher Scale, struck northern Sumatera today, 248km southwest of Sabak Bernam in Selangor, said the Meteorological Department.
It said in a statement that the quake occurred at 9.24 am.
The department said tremors were felt in some areas in Selangor. However, there was no tsunami threat, it added. – BERNAMA