Moderate earthquake rocks southern Sumatra

Moderate earthquake rocks southern Sumatra

KUALA LUMPUR,. An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale rocked southern Sumatera in Indonesia early today.

The quake occurred at 3.05am 116km west of Bengkulu at a depth of 53km, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

It said in a statement that the quake did not pose any threat of a tsunami for Malaysia. — Bernama