GENERAL

MODERATE EARTHQUAKE STRIKES TAIWAN

23/04/2024 09:07 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Bernama) -- A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Taiwan at 8.04 am today.

According to a Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) statement, the quake with a depth of 10 kilometres (km) occurred 71 km southeast of Taichung, Taiwan.

It said that an initial assessment showed no tsunami threat to Malaysia.

-- BERNAMA


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