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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Earthquake in Sumatra, Tremors in Malaysia..

Date: 14th Jume, 2011
Time: 8.08am, 11.01am (Malaysian Time)

Two earthquakes shook Sumatra, Indonesia this morning. The first one at 8.08am was a 5.5 magnitude, and the second one at 11.01am with a 5.7 magnitude.
Tremors were felt in several areas in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca and Southern Perak.
Emails and Tweets received:

" I felt the tremors around 11am. I was sitting and yet my chair was swaying. It seemed to last quite long, probably around 10-15 seconds. This is the strongest tremor I've ever felt in the Klang Valley." - Edmund of Mercury Securities, 7th floor, Solaris Mont Kiara.

"I felt the tremors when I was sitting at my work station. I noticed vibrations in the water dispenser and slight movement of a file on my desk." - Meor Anas, 46, engineering executive at the Sungai Selangor water treatment plant, Kuala Selangor.

"I and the students felt the tables shaking and some complained of dizziness." - Teacher Daniel Chin from Kapar

"We were having examinations when we were told to leave the building when the tables started shaking." - Inti college student Y.S. Yan

"I was walking up the staircase when I felt a bit dizzy. As soon as I knew something was wrong I ran back downstairs. By then many office workers were already rushing downstairs. Quite scary." - Chong, Putrajaya

@malaysiabieber
Malaysia subang area is having a tremor! Earthquake from sumatera! Stay away from high building. It's shaking.

@puffcurry
We are experiencing small tremors people! Must be an earthquake somewhere. Malaysia is Earthquake Free Zone! #ArsenalAsiaTour

@shafiu
WHOA!!! We just felt an earthquake here in KL. First I thought my head was spinning. Any of you felt it? #malaysia #earthquake #tsunami?

@ruzainihamzah
Damn! I just felt earthquake..in Malaysia! Not a good sign though! ;

Malaysia is supposed to be a free-earthquake-zone... But still, it's felt here...
Have a nice day...