Yogyakarta Earthquake Today: Indonesia’s Java escapes 6.4 magnitude quake

In recent news, it was reported that a strong earthquake shakes in Yogyakarta, Indonesia destroyed the main island by killing 1 and damaging dozens of houses. You are required to read the article for more information and details. Follow us around for all the insights and fresh updates about the tragic incident. It was reported that a strong earthquake has shaken parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java, causing panic as it killed at least one person, injured two others, damaged dozens of houses, and developed panic. It was believed that a strong undersea earthquake shocked parts of Indonesia’s densely populated main island of Java, causing panic. On Friday, it killed at least one person, injured two others, and destroyed dozens of built-up houses. The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 5,8 quake was centered 84 kilometers, southwest of Bambanglipuro, a village in Bantul of the special province of Yogyakarta. It took place at a depth of 86 kilometers.


Yogyakarta Earthquake Today

Reportedly, the earthquake damaged at least 93 houses as well as other buildings, such as schools, health centers, houses of worship, and government facilities in Yogyakarta and its neighboring areas of Central Java and East Java. The television reports showed local residents in Yogyakarta and Central Java provinces panicked houses and buildings swayed for several seconds. Some places ordered protections by sending streams of people into the streets.

Similarly, in 2006 a magnitude of 6.4 earthquake in Yogyakarta killed more than 6,200 people and injured more than 1,30,000 but caused only minor damage to two temples. The country of more than 270 million people is constantly struck by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis because of its location on the arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin known as RING OF FIRE. However, in 2004 an extremely powerful Indian Ocean quake set off a tsunami that killed more than 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia’s area.

The International Federation has supported tens of thousands of quake survivors to take control of their own recovery. With the support of many thousands of trained volunteers and students from the local universities, affected communities have managed and implemented the construction of more than 14,000 quake transitional shelters. The shelters are made up of local materials such as bamboo and rope and cost the equivalent of around 185 Swiss francs. The shelter is critical for survival in the initial stages of a disaster, Beyond survival, it is important for security and personal safety.

Shreya Gupta

Contract Specialist with 3 years of experience in end-to-end Contract Lifecycle Management for clients with global and domestic operations.

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