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Tasikmalaya’s Earthquake

The Earthquake with the strength 7.3 Richter scales (SR) shake the Jakarta and Bandung region, make several residents around the office panic and run outside the building today, wednesday (02/09). The Earthquake start approximaltely around 2.50 pm, with the centre of the earthquake in tasikmalaya, a small region in west java, about 106 km east of Bandung city. According to the Head of BKMG, this earthquake will not create the tsunami.

there is some news from the cnn :

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia on Wednesday, triggering a tsunami watch for all areas of the Indian Ocean, according to forecasters.
The quake was centered 242 km (150 miles) from the capital, Jakarta, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
There were no immediate reports of casualties or damages.
A series of quakes, ranging in magnitude from 6.7 to 4.7, struck off the western coast of Indonesia’s Sumatra Island last month.
The quakes were recorded in the Kepulauan Mentawai region, a chain of islands popular with surfers.

Source: edition.cnn.com

situation after the earthquake in BEC, bandung
pic by belgaman