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Shallow 5.0 Quake Hits Near Jakarta, Indonesia – Massive Damage To Homes, Buildings

Shallow 5.0 Quake Hits Near Jakarta, Indonesia – Massive Damage To Homes, Buildings


Dangerous inland earthquake destroys homes and schools near Jakarta, Indonesia




A shallow M5.0 hit 12km WSW of Cicurug, West Java, Indonesia on March 10, 2020.

The inland quake destroyed homes and other infrastructures around 78km (48 miles) south of Jakarta.


The following pictures and videos just reminds you that relatively small and shallow earthquakes can also trigger massive damage to buildings and infrastructure if they aren’t built properly:


BEBERAPA RUMAH MENGALAMI KERUSAKAN PASCA SUKABUMI DIGUNCANG GEMPA M 4.9 SELASA PUKUL 17.18 WIB (10/3). #GEMPASUKABUMIPIC.TWITTER.COM/BWPXKNNRAO

— BNPB Indonesia (@BNPB_Indonesia) March 10, 2020

Even some schools were severely damaged:


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The following pictures and videos just reminds you that relatively small and shallow earthquakes can also trigger massive damage to buildings and infrastructure if they aren’t built properly:
BEBERAPA RUMAH MENGALAMI KERUSAKAN PASCA SUKABUMI DIGUNCANG GEMPA M 4.9 SELASA PUKUL 17.18 WIB (10/3). #GEMPASUKABUMIPIC.TWITTER.COM/BWPXKNNRAO

BNPB Indonesia (@BNPB_Indonesia) March 10, 2020



KECAMATAN KALAPANUNGGAL SUKABUMI PIC.TWITTER.COM/L5KJKNX14U

— BMKG (@infoBMKG) March 10, 2020

DAMPAK GEMPA MAG 5.0 JABAR KECAMATAN KELAPA NUNGGAL SUKABUMI PIC.TWITTER.COM/39XCMIVYP0

— CERITARELAWAN.id (@CERITARELAWANid) March 10, 2020

The earthquake, which was centered in Sukabumi, also shook parts of Bogor Regency in the District of Pamijahan:











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