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Published: Monday October 29, 2012 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Sunday June 2, 2013 MYT 1:46:01 PM

Moderate earthquake hits northern Sumatra

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia, at 10.22 am Monday.

In a statement, the Malaysian Meteorological Department said the location of the quake was 105km southeast of Nias in Indonesia and 414km southwest of Klang, Selangor.

It said the temblor did not pose any tsunami threat. - Bernama

Tags / Keywords: Nation, News, moderate earthquake measuring, northern Sumatra, Environment

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