Moderate quake hits Talaud Islands, Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Talaud Islands, Indonesia at 8.52 pm today.

The Malaysian Meteorological Department, in a statement, said that the quake's epicentre was 35km northeast of Talaud Island, Indonesia and 932km southeast of Semporna, Sabah.

However, no tsunami threat was reported. -- BERNAMA

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