Saturday, 14 December 2019

Indian Ocean Earthquake Jolts East Java Regions

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Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - An earthquake measured at magnitude 4.8 struck the Indian Ocean, 129 kilometers southwest of the City of Jember in East Java earlier this morning on Wednesday, September 11.

    The meteorology, climatology, and geophysics agency (BMKG) announced in Twitter that the earthquake happened at around 00:12 Western Indonesia Time (WIB).

    Its known epicenter is at 9.34 South Latitude and 113.40 East Longitude with the depth of the earthquake or hypocenter at 10 kilometers deep under the ocean.

    The earthquake reportedly was felt up to east Java regions such as Blitar, Malang, Trenggalek, Lumajang, and Banyuwangi. Damages and casualties caused by the quake are still yet to be known.

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