30 September, 2009

Gempa bumi 7.9 skala ritchter di Sumatra

Quake in Sumatra, tremors in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: A powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit southern Sumatra at about 6.17pm, causing tremors all the way in peninsula Malaysia.

The epicentre of the quake was about 481km southwest from Kuala Lumpur. People have evacuated some high-rise buildings in the Klang Valley, including the KL City Centre.

In the JayaOne complex here, reports came in of shaking furniture and swaying fixtures. No tsunami alert has been issued thus far.
(Source: The Star 30/9/2009)