Friday, March 4, 2016
Magnitude 3.5 quake shakes Lahad Datu, 3rd in three weeks
This was the third earthquake that has struck in the district in less than three weeks.
In a statement posted on its website, the department said the quake's epicentre was traced to a location about 35km southeast of the district at 4.9 degrees north and 118.6 degrees east at a depth of 25km.
The first earthquake in the district was on Feb 16 at a magnitude of 3.2 followed with another on Mar 1 at 3.5 on the Richter scale.
On June 5 last year, 18 people were killed in an earthquake that struck below Mount Kinabalu in Kundasang, Ranau at a magnitude of 6.0 on the Richter scale.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:56:00 PM