PURWOKERTO.SUARA.COM, The Wonosobo area, Central Java was rocked by a tectonic earthquake, Friday 13 January at 18.46.44 WIB. The results of the BMKG analysis show that this earthquake has parameters with a magnitude of M 3.4.
The epicenter of the earthquake is located at coordinates 7.24° LS ; 109.81° East Longitude, or to be precise, located on land at a distance of 17 km to the Northwest of Wonosobo, Central Java, at a depth of 10 km.
Head of Stage of Banjarnegara Hery Susanto Wibowo explained, taking into account the location of the epicenter and the depth of the hypocenter, the earthquake that occurred was a type of shallow earthquake due to local fault activity.
The shock of this earthquake was felt in the Batur Banjarnegara II – III MMI and Wonosobo III MMI areas (the vibration was felt in the house. The vibration felt as if a truck was passing).
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“Until now there has been no report of the impact of the damage caused by the earthquake,” he said
As of Friday, 13 January 2023 at 19.15 WIB, the BMKG monitoring results had not shown any aftershock activity.
His party appealed to residents to remain calm and not be influenced by issues whose truth cannot be justified.
“In order to avoid buildings that are cracked or damaged due to the earthquake. Check and make sure the building where you live is sufficiently earthquake resistant, or there is no damage due to earthquake vibrations that could endanger the stability of the building before you return to your house,” he explained (irumacezza)
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