Tuesday, 07 Apr 2020
GENERAL
27/03/2020 10:03 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 -- A moderate earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale was reported to have occurred in Irian Jaya, Indonesia, at 5.36 a.m. today.

According to a Malaysian Meteorological Department statement, the quake was centred at 181 kilometer (km) west of Jayapura, Indonesia, at a depth of 63 km.

However, the earthquake did not pose a tsunami threat to Malaysia, the statement said.

--BERNAMA 

 

 

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