Thursday, April 3, 2014

Yogyakarta earthquake April 2, 2014

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Yogyakarta city on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 18:21 local time. The epicenter is located at coordinate 7.836°S 110.463°E with calculated depth of 13.8 km. The event was felt throughout the city. Residents reporting a strong ground shaking lasting for approximately 5 seconds. No evidence of surface rupture, casualties or damage reported so far. The event is located along linear feature suspected as the fault that was ruptured during the M6.2 Yogyakarta earthquake in 2006, the Opak fault.

Here is some link:
- USGS main page: summary of the event.
- location map of the event from BMKG
Location map of the event (image source:


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