MetMalaysia: N. Sumatra earthquake had minimal impact on M'sia


KUALA LUMPUR: The impact of the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that hit northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Friday (Feb 25) had a minimal impact on Malaysia, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) director-general Muhammad Helmi Abdullah.

He said the department also detected two aftershocks following the strong quake. These aftershocks were detected by the Indonesian Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) as of 4.50pm today, totalling 27 times.

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