An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 On the Richter scale that struck near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday, according to the National Center for Seismology.
“Magnitude: 6.1 earthquake occurred on 29 August 2022, 08:59:15 IST, Latitude: -0.97, Longitude: 98.68, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 566 km SW of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”, The National Center and Seismology said in a statement.
The quake, with an epicenter 566 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur and a depth of 10 km, occurred at around 8:59 am today. Latitude was -0.97 and longitude was 98.68.
Earlier, at around 9:30 pm on Tuesday, an earthquake struck off the southwest coast of Sumatra, the island closest to Bengkulu, South Sumatra, and Lampung province.
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The epicenter was at sea about 64 kilometers from the coast.
However, casualties and damage were not immediately reported by authorities.
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