Indonesia – Earthquake (GDACS, BNPB, AHA Centre) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 December 2017)

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  • An earthquake with the magnitude of 6.5M (depth: 91.86 Km) shook the island of Java, Indonesia. The event took place on 15 December 2017 at 16:47 UTC. The quake triggered a tsunami warning, but was lifted about two hours later.

  • The Indonesian National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) reports as of 16 December (06:00 UTC), 2 dead, 6 injured, 43 houses heavily damaged, 65 houses moderately damaged and 10 houses slightly damaged. Indonesian authorities are still assessing the full extent of impact and damages.