Moderate earthquake at southern Sumatera
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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 — A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 struck southern Sumatera at 11.16pm yesterday, 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. — Bernama