Indonesia: 6.7 magnitude quake strikes off Java island
published : 14 Jan 2022 at 16:42
JAKARTA: A powerful 6.7-magnitude quake struck southwest of Indonesia's Java island on Friday afternoon, the country’s meteorology agency (BMGK) said.
The quake off Banten Province did not have the potential to cause a tsunami, the agency said.
It was felt strongly in the Indonesian capital Jakarta prompting people to flee from buildings, according to Reuters witnesses.