Strong earthquake hits south of Java Island


KUALA LUMPUR: A strong earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale occurred in the south of Java island, Indonesia at 12.47am today.


The Malaysian Meteorological Department said the epicentre was located 330 kilometres southwest of Tasikmalaya, Indonesia and 1,284 kilometres southeast of Tebedu, Sarawak.
However, no tsunami threat was issued. Bernama

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