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19 Sep 2019 | 07:38 AM UTC

Indonesia: 6.2-magnitude earthquake reported near Pendok on September 19

Indonesia News Alert

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits near the Central Java province on September 19; no tsunami warning issued

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Central Java

Event

The US Geological Survey recorded a 6.2-magnitude earthquake near Pendok (Central Java) on Thursday, September 19, at 13:33 (local time) at a depth of 611 km (360 mi). The earthquake occurred about 73 km (45 mi) northwest of Pendok. There were no immediate reports of injuries and no tsunami warning was issued.

Aftershocks are possible in the affected area over the coming hours and days.  

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor the situation and prepare for potential aftershocks.

In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g. under a table), move away from the windows, and not attempt to leave a building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.

 

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