Moderate earthquake strikes near East Java

March 29, 2012EAST JAVA - A moderate earthquake measuring 5.1 in the Richter scale hit Indonesia’s East Java province at 06:09 local time on Thursday (2309 GMT on Wednesday), the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said here. The tremor was centered at 129 kilometers southwest Jember city and at depth of 15 kilometers under seabed. The agency did not release a tsunami warning. –Philstar
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2 Responses to Moderate earthquake strikes near East Java

  1. Garth Colin Whelan says:

    That’s very close to Krakatau; Krakatau is just off the coast of Java, and is also the island the capital city of Jakarta (Yogyakarta) is…

  2. Nuchter says:

    Sorry, but it is far away from Krakatau. Krakatau is on the West side of Java, between Sumatra and Java, at about 1000 km. distance.

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