Moderate earthquake hits Indonesia's Banda Sea

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia's Banda Sea at 8.01pm on Saturday (Dec 2).

According to the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), the earthquake with a depth of 113km occurred at a distance of 422km south-east of Ambon, Indonesia.

Based on the initial assessment, there is no tsunami threat to Malaysia. - Bernama

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