Earthquake off Sumatra Island on 15 May 2013

A moderate earthquake occur off Sumatra Island today early morning. Following is the official information from the MET.

A moderate earthquake has occurred with these revised parameters:

Time of Occurrence : 03:18am on 15 May 2013

Coordinates : 0.8 North 92.5 East

Location : Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra.438km southwest of Simeulue,Indonesia.976km southwest of Lumut,Perak.

Magnitude : 5.7 on Richter scale


No tsunami threat