Moderate quake strikes Rantau Sumbawa, Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR: A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale has hit Rantau Sumbawa, Indonesia.

According to a Malaysian Meteorological Department statement, the quake is at a depth of 10km and is 13km north-east of Metaram, Indonesia.

However, there is no threat of a tsunami to Malaysia, the statement said.