KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 -- A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck southern Seram Sea, Indonesia at 7.27 pm tonight.
The Malaysian Meteorological Department, in a statement today said the quake occurred 150 kilometres (km) northwest of Ambon, Indonesia at a depth of 35 km.
However, the quake did not pose a tsunami threat to Malaysia, according to the statement.
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