Western Sumatra hit by earthquake, tremors felt in Malaysia

  • Nation
  • Friday, 25 Feb 2022

A screenshot of BKMG Indonesia's alert on the earthquake.

PETALING JAYA: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in west Sumatra at 8.39am local time (9.39am in Malaysia) on Friday (Feb 25), says Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG Indonesia).

The agency said the epicentre of the quake is 17km south-east of Palaman in Sumatra.

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