Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 jolts Indonesia, no casualties

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 12 Jun 2017 4:15 AM GMT

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 jolts Indonesia, no casualties
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Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia's Java Island on Monday morning. No casualties or damage have been reported so far.

The quake struck at 0615 hours and the epicentre was 179 km southwest of West Java province's Sukabumi city with a depth of 10 km under the sea.

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency said, "The quake was also felt in the capital Jakarta which is more than 200 km north of the epicentre."

The Indonesian Meteorological and Geophysics Agency stated that there was no potential for tsunami.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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