Earthquake in Banten, employees in Jakarta were evacuated out of the building

By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Tuesday, January 23 2018 - 22:56 IWST

Employees in Mega Kuningan area, Jakarta evacuated due to earthquake (Photo: Chodijah Febriyani / Industry.co.id)
Employees in Mega Kuningan area, Jakarta evacuated due to earthquake (Photo: Chodijah Febriyani / Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale (SR) that occurred this Tuesday (23/1/2018), exactly at 13:34 shook the capital city of Jakarta.

Due to the earthquake that occurred, a number of Jakarta area in particular office buildings to evacuate to its employees.

"Not to be isolated, and still held in the lobby of the office," said Fhadel, one of the employees who worked in Mega Kuningan area, Jakarta to Industry.co.id, Tuesday (23/1/2018).

According to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), an earthquake occurred at 7.21 LS, 105.91 BT (81 km BaratDaya Lebak, Banten), with a depth of 10 Km and no Tsunami potential.

For the earthquake that occurred in Jakarta, not to panic. The earthquake that occurred this afternoon lasted up to two minutes to three minutes.

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