Weak Earthquake Hits Ranau; Tremors Felt

A large avalanche of earth and rock on Mt Kinabalu following the June 2015, killer earthquake in Ranau.
A large avalanche of earth and rock on Mt Kinabalu following the June 2015, killer earthquake in Ranau.

KOTA KINABALU – A weak earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale hit Ranau, Sabah at 7.23 pm Thursday.

The Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) in a statement said the earthquake epicentre was located 11km north of Ranau.

“Tremors were felt in Ranau, Sabah,” it said.

MetMalaysia was monitoring these developments and would update the latest information, it added.

A large avalanche of earth and rock on Mt Kinabalu following the June 2015, killer earthquake in Ranau.