6.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Banten in Indonesia, robust tremors felt in Jakarta

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake shook the Indonesian province of Banten on Friday with strong tremors felt in the funds Jakarta, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics company stated.

The agency formerly released a report on the 6.7 magnitude earthquake and then revised it to 6.6.

It did not situation any tsunami warnings as the tremors did not perhaps set off big waves.

The earthquake occurred at 16:05 Jakarta time (0905 GMT), with its epicenter 52 km southwest of the Sumur sub-district of Pandeglang district in Banten province and a depth of 10 km underneath the seabed, the agency said.

In Pandeglang district, Banten province, at minimum 13 buildings and houses were wrecked, but there are no studies of casualties, reported Girgi Jantoro, head of the operations unit of the provincial catastrophe administration company.

“So far, 10 properties and three college structures have been destroyed, but no reviews have been released on the wounded or killed,” the catastrophe agency official advised Xinhua above the cell phone, adding that the tremors sparked stress between. the inhabitants, resulting in them to hurry out.

The tremors were strongly felt in the funds of Jakarta and sparked stress even between people, who rushed out of tall buildings and residences, Nationwide Disaster Management Agency spokesman Abdul Muhari reported in a message.

Muhari said so much no 1 would be hurt or killed soon after the strong earthquake.

The tremors have been also felt in close by Lampung province, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.

A number of aftershocks with the strongest magnitude of 5.7 followed the most important shock, in accordance to the agency.

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