Strong Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Indonesia’s Java Island, Felt in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia—A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the southern part of Indonesia’s main island of Java on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injury or significant property damage.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 102 kilometers (63 miles) south of Banjar city at a depth of 68.3 kilometers (42.4 miles). There was no tsunami warning.
High-rises in the capital Jakarta swayed for around a minute, and two-story homes shook strongly in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung and in Jakarta’s satellite cities of Depok, Tangerang, Bogor, and Bekasi. The quake was also felt in other cities in West Java, Yogyakarta, and East Java province, according to Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency…. 

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