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6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesian island of Java


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KUALA LUMPUR: A powerful earthquake has occurred in Java Island in Indonesia. One person was injured in the earthquake. The earthquake was 5.7 magnitude and the depth was 112 kilometers (70 miles).

The epicenter of the earthquake was 18 kilometers southeast of the West Java city of Banjar, according to the United States Geological Survey. But Indonesia’s Meteorological Agency, BMKG, said that the earthquake was 6.4 magnitude.

The earthquake was felt in various areas, including the capital, Kuala Lumpur. Earthquakes occur frequently in Indonesia. More than 3300 people died in the city due to the devastating earthquake that happened last month.

The full details of the damage caused by the earthquake are yet to be released.

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