Three dead in recent earthquake in Indonesia

Indonesia hit by Earthquake again

At least three people have died after an earthquake shook the seabed right outside the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali on Thursday.

According to the USGS earthquake center, Earthquake was hit with magnitude of scale 6 and had its epicenter about 40 kilometers north of the city of Sumberanyar on Java.

The three perpetrators were found under buildings that had collapsed in Sumenep in East Java, according to spokesman Sutopo Purwo for national crisis authorities.

Authorities had not confirmed yet the number of actual deaths. Search is ongoing in the area where the three people were found dead. No Tsunami warning has announced yet.

On September 28, the Indonesian island of Sulawesi was hit by an earthquake and a tsunami. Nearly 2,000 people were dead, but it is feared that as many as 5,000 may have lost their lives.

(© NTB)

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