Another earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java island – people take shelter in the streets


On the 21st of last month, at least 331 people were killed and 600 injured in a powerful earthquake in the Cianjur region of West Java, Indonesia. In this case, there was another earthquake in Java island today. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured 5.7 on the Richter scale.

The epicenter was 18 kilometers southeast of Banjar city, between West Java and Central Java provinces, at a depth of 112 kilometers. Panicked people took shelter in the streets as the earthquake hit again. But officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties and there was no risk of a tsunami.


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