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Indonesia: Earthquake: 2017/12/15 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/12/15
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type 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.