Tuesday, June 14, 2011

EARTHQUAKE Alarm 14 June 2011

A moderate earthquake has occurred with magnitude 5.5 Richter scale in Northern Sumatera at 8.08am on 14 June 2011. The earthquake epicenter is located at 1.8 North latitude and 98.8 East longitude. 330 km Southwest of Klang, Malaysia.

Below are the latest earthquakes and earthquake news from around the world updated in real-time by RSS feeds ;
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- M 5.3, northern Sumatra, Indonesia (June 14th 2011)
- M 3.2, Southern Alaska (June 14th 2011)
- M 4.9, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan (June 13th 2011)
- M 4.7, Java, Indonesia (June 12th 2011)
- M 6.4, Molucca Sea (Kepulauan Maluku) (June 12th 2011)
- M 4.7, Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia (June 11th 2011)


Tremors felt over west coast of Peninsular Malaysia mainly over Selangor, Putrajaya, Southern Perak and Malacca.

NO tsunami threat to Malaysia. 
Luckily, the earthquake did not pose any tsunami threat (at this moment...)

Source :

- BERNAMA
- Geophysics and Tsunami Division,MALAYSIAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

Here, in Putrajaya area, most of the staff in Parcel A,B,C,D and E rushed out of the building and assemble in an emergency assembly area. 
This incident happens twice due to the two aftershocks.
Parcel C, Presint 1, Putrajaya
Parcel C, Presint 1, Putrajaya
  

Update : 2nd tremors felt about 5-10 minutes around 11.25 am and this time was more and more aftershock tremors felt by most of the staff.