Two bodies who are victims of the earthquake this morning was brought down from the Mount Kinabalu at about 8.25pm.

The Sabah Fire and Rescue Department officials said the first body, believed to be a guide, arrived at the Timpohon Gate at the foot of the mountain.

The second victim, a woman, was brought down at 8.45pm.

Both the bodies will be brought to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kota Kinabalu for post-mortem.

It is believed that the search and rescue operation will be carried out throughout the night.

Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department said a weak earthquake had occurred at about 11.13pm today with a magnitude of 4.3.

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the district of Sabah early Friday.