An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale struck near Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur on Monday. According to the National Centre for Seismology.
“Earthquake of strength :6.1, Occurred on 29-08-2022, 08:59:15 IST, Lat: -0.97 & Long: 98.68, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 566km SW of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”, the National Centre for Seismology said in a statement.
The quake happened at around 8.59 am today with the core at 566 km SW of Kuala Lumpur and the depth at 10 Km. The latitude was detected to be -0.97 whereas the longitude was 98.68.
Earlier, on Tuesday, an earthquake struck the waters off the southwestern coast of Sumatra island at around 9:30 pm, nearest to Bengkulu, South Sumatra and Lampung provinces.
The core of the quake was in the sea about 64 kilometres from shore.
However, no death or damages were immediately detailed by authorities. (ANI)
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