Strong Earthquake Strikes Aru Island Region In Indonesia

Kuala Lumpur – A strong earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.2 on the Richter Scale, hit the Aru Island region in Indonesia at 4.25 am today, the Malaysian Meteorological Department reported.


It said in a statement that the epicentre of the quake was 607 kilometres southeast of Sorong, Indonesia, and 2,037 kilometres southeast of Semporna, Sabah. – Bernama

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