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GENERAL

Moderate quake hits Maluku sea, Indonesia

24/02/2021 08:16 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24  -- A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, occurred in the northern part of the Maluku Sea, Indonesia, at 6.25 am on Wednesday.

The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), in a statement today, said that the epicentre of the earthquake was at 138 kilometres south of the Talaud Islands, Indonesia, at a depth of 10km.

There is no tsunami threat to Malaysia.

-- BERNAMA

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