Latest Northern Sumatra Earthquake on 27 December 2012

A moderate earthquake has occurred with these revised parameters:

Time of Occurrence : 3.08 am on 27 December 2012

Coordinates : 0.9 North 98.7 East

Location : Northern Sumatra, Indonesia. 87km Southwest of Padang Sidempuan, Indonesia. 380km Southwest of Klang, Selangor.

Magnitude : 5.0 on Richter scale

 

Assessment

No tsunami threat

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Source: http://www.met.gov.my/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1324&Itemid=563