An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck, Thursday, the western province of Java, Indonesia, the second during the day.
The Indonesian Meteorological Agency (BMKG) said that an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit West Java Province at around 7:50 local time (00:50 GMT).
There was no immediate official news of any damage to life or property.
Earlier today, the US Geological Survey said in a statement that another earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 occurred on the island of Java, 14 km from the city of Serangang.
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The earthquake was felt by the residents of the capital, Jakarta, while the authorities did not issue a warning of the possibility of tsunami waves, and there were no reports of injuries or serious damage.
And Tuesday, a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck south of the island of Java, with no loss of life.
On November 21, the island of Java witnessed a 5.6-magnitude earthquake, killing 331 people.
The Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency said in a statement at the time that “the devastating earthquake displaced 73,693 people, while 56,311 homes and buildings were damaged.”
In the context, the United Nations Children’s Fund “UNICEF” announced that a total of 100 children under the age of 15 died in the earthquake.