Indonesia: Strong 6.0 magnitude quake strikes off coast of Java

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's most populous island Java, on Tuesday afternoon. Buildings in the capital Jakarta swayed for several seconds, forcing some office workers to evacuate. According to the US, the earthquake struck at 13:34 local time (06:34 GMT), about 153 kilometres (95 miles) south west of Jakarta, at a depth of 43 kilometres (27 miles). No... Еще tsunami warnings have been issued, although aftershocks are expected. Indonesia sits on the Pacific «Ring of Fire», an area which is prone to earthquakes and volcanoes.

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