Sunday, August 1, 2021

6.0 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia kills seven

In Indonesia, a strong earthquake killed at least seven people and damaged buildings on country’s main island of Java and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali without prompting tsunami warnings.

The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.0 quake struck today off the island’s southern coast .

It was centred 45km  south of Sumberpucung town of Malang District in East Java province, at a depth of 82km.

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Raditya Jati said seven people died, two are seriously injured and 10 others sustained minor injuries.

The head of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami centre, Rahmat Triyono said in a statement the undersea earthquake did not have the potential to cause a tsunami.

Authorities were still collecting information about the full scale of casualties and damage in the affected areas.

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