KUALA LUMPUR – A mild earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was detected in the sea off Beluran, Sabah at 9.07am today.
The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia), in a statement, said the earthquake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres (km) at coordinate 6.6 degrees north and 117.4 degrees east.
“The quake was 37 km southeast of Pitas, Sabah and 365 km north of Tarakan, Indonesia,” it said.
However, there was no threat of tsunami to Malaysia. – Bernama