Last Updated: Monday, June 4, 2012

2012 Sukabumi Earthquake-106 Houses Damaged, Well Felt In Jakarta


Disaster Report: M 5.9 strong earthquake shakes Java, Indonesia today local time 12:18. The quake's epicenter was152 km S Depok and 171 km SSW of  capital Jakarta.

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Update
-106 houses reported to be damaged by this Sukabumi quake. Out of which 12 are badly damaged.
-Two people suffered minor injuries.
-The hamlet of Desa Cilodog reported to be the worst-hit.

M 5.9 strong earthquake shakes Java, Indonesia today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According ot the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake epicenter was located 35km (22mi) SSW of Cibungur and 77km (48mi) S of Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia. It was 41.8 miles deep.
No Tsunami warning was issued.

According to USG pager map, light shaking of MMI IV will have felt by the people of Pelabuhanratu, Sukabumi, Cicurug, Caringin 2, Banjar, Bogor and Depok. Weak shaking of MMI II-III will have felt by the people of Cibadak, Bandung, Tangerang, Bekasi and Jakarta.
Jakarta, officially known as the Special Capital Territory of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia

The 2012 Indonesian earthquake of M 8.6 was the 11th strongest earthquake since 1900, an unusually strong intraplate earthquake, and the largest strike-slip earthquake ever recorded.
The country registers 6,000-7,000 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.0 or above annually.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
11:18 UTC (local time Monday, June 04, 2012 at 06:18 PM @ epicenter)

Epicenter location

100 km (62 miles) SW of Sukabumi, Java, Indonesia
156 km (96 miles) WSW of Bandung, Java, Indonesia
171 km (106 miles) SSW of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
187 km (116 miles) SSE of Cilegon, Java, Indonesia


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