| 10:56 MST (UTC+08:00)|
15 km (9.3 mi)
| 6.2 (Mw)|
| 26 July 1976 (1976-07-26)|
Tawau Division & Sandakan Division, Sabah, East Malaysia
1976 Sabah earthquake Wikipedia
The 1976 Sabah earthquake occurred at 10:56 am on 26 July near Lahad Datu in the eastern portion of Sabah, Malaysia. The moment magnitude was 6.2, making it the largest earthquake in Malaysia recorded by seismic instruments. While slightly larger than the 2015 Sabah earthquake (Mw 6.0), the 1976 event caused less extensive damage.