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Moderate quake rattles Maluku Sea, Indonesia

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MetMalaysia said the epicentre of the quake was 112 kilometers (km) southwest of Tidore, Indonesia with a depth of 60km. – AFP file photo

KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, hit the North Maluku Sea, Indonesia at 6.57 this morning.

According to a statement from the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia), the epicentre of the quake was 112 kilometers (km) southwest of Tidore, Indonesia with a depth of 60km.

However, the quake did not pose a tsunami threat to Malaysia. – Bernama