Details of Disaster Information

Indonesia : Earthquake : 2017/12/15
GLIDE: EQ-2017-000181-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2017/12/15
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck the island of Java in Indonesia just before midnight on 15 December 2017, with authorities reporting three deaths and damage to hundreds of buildings.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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  • ASEAN 2017/12/16
    Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG)
    Magnitude 6.9
    Occurrence: 15-Dec-2017 23:47:57 (UTC +7)
    Epicenter:7.75 South, 108.01 East
    Depth: 105 km
  • Reuters 2017/12/16
    National Disaster Management Agency said the quake activated early tsunami warning systems in the south of Java, prompting thousands to evacuate from some coastal areas, but no tsunami was detected. Three people had been killed, seven injured and hundreds of buildings damaged, including schools, hospitals, and government buildings in West and Central Java.