MODERATE EARTHQUAKE AT SOUTHERN SUMATERA

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck southern Sumatera at 11.16pm today, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

A statement from the department said the quake epicentre was 776km southwest of Pontian, Johor.

The quake did not pose any tsunami threat, it said.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK