Mon12182017

LAST_UPDATEMon, 18 Dec 2017 2pm

Moderate Earthquake At Southern Sumatera

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck southern Sumatera at 11.16pm yesterday, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

A statement from the department said the quake epicentre was 776km southwest of Pontian, Johor.

The quake did not pose any tsunami threat, it said.

— Bernama