2021-04-10

Indonesia’s strong earthquake has killed 6 people, some buildings have been destroyed and roofs of houses have collapsed

By yqqlm yqqlm

China News Service, April 10th. According to a comprehensive report, on the 10th local time, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred in the waters south of Malang City, Indonesia. Agence France-Presse quoted the Indonesian disaster agency as saying that the earthquake had caused 6 deaths. In addition, the earthquake also caused some buildings to be destroyed, and the roofs of some residential houses were collapsed.

Indonesia’s strong earthquake has killed 6 people, some buildings have been destroyed and roofs of houses have collapsed

Malang City is experiencing an earthquake Damaged houses in the country. Photo courtesy of Huang Yinhua

According to previous media reports, at 14:00 local time on the 10th (15:00 Beijing time), a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred in the waters south of Malang City, Indonesia. The epicenter is at 8.95 south latitude and 112.48 east longitude. In the sea 90 kilometers southwest of Malang City, the focal depth is 25 kilometers. Strong tremors were felt in various parts of East Java Province, Indonesia, and those in Bali, Lombok and other places facing the sea.

Indonesia’s strong earthquake has killed 6 people, some buildings have been destroyed and roofs of houses have collapsed(1)

Malang City is in an earthquake Damaged houses in the country. Photo courtesy of Huang Yinhua

According to the latest news from Agence France-Presse, the Indonesian disaster agency stated that the earthquake has caused 6 deaths.

In addition, in Marang City, some hospitals, government office buildings and other buildings were damaged to varying degrees, and the roofs of some residential houses were collapsed.

Indonesia Meteorological, Climate and Geophysical Agency stated that although there are aftershocks, there is no risk of a tsunami.