JAKARTA, NNC - An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale (SR) has occurred south of Tasikmalaya, West Java. The Indonesia Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has issued a tsunami warning for the south coast of West Java, Central Java, and Yogyakarta.
"Earthquake Update: Tsunami Early Warning in West Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta. Earthquake Earthquake Mag: 6.9SR, 15-Dec-17 23:47:58 WIB. Location: 7.734°S, 108.023°E, Depth: 107Km, "said BMKG seismology officer Setyoajie Prayoedhie via short message, Saturday (16/12/2017).
The impact, casualties, and damages from the earthquake are not yet known.
The earthquake is also felt by residents living in Jakarta, Central Java, and East Java.