Great Earthquakes In Diverse Places
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Indonesia
An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Indonesian
province of West Java on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports
of injury or damage, officials said.
The quake took place at 6:59 p.m. (1159 GMT), at a depth of 13 km about
250 km south?east of Jakarta, the Indonesian Meteorology and Geophysics
It was the latest in a series of earthquakes to rock Indonesia in
recent weeks. No tsunami warning was issued.
On September 30, a powerful 7.6?magnitude quake struck off the western
coast of Sumatra, killing more than 1,100 people and injuring hundreds