Magnitude 6 Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Killing 8

Magnitude 6 Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Killing 8

April 11, 2021, 7:31 a.m.

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake shook Indonesia's main island of Java on Saturday afternoon, killing eight people and injuring 23 others reports NHK.

The US Geological Survey says the quake occurred at 2:00 p.m. local time on Saturday. It was centered off the coast of Java, about 148 kilometers south of Surabaya at a depth of 82 kilometers. No tsunami were reported.

Indonesia's disaster management agency says more than 300 buildings on the island of Java were damaged.

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