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The Earthquake Hit Banten and jakarta Again But Did Not Cause a Tsunami

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the Banten area, Sunday (9/10/2022) afternoon. The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) informed that the earthquake occurred in Banten precisely at 26 km Southwest of Bayah, Banten (Coordinates: 7.09 LS-106.08 BT), with a depth of 12 km.

Icha, a resident in Cisauk, South Tangerang, admitted that he felt the earthquake. Likewise David, a resident in West Jakarta, revealed that the earthquake was felt for up to 10 seconds. "In West Jakarta, it sways for about 10 seconds," he said. Meanwhile, Sabrina, a resident of Depok, admitted that she didn't feel anything. "Seriously, it doesn't feel like I'm," he said. On Twitter, residents also enlivened the discussion of the earthquake this afternoon. A number of residents claimed to feel the earthquake, some others claimed not to feel it at all. "Astagaa earthquake?" tweeted the @chocolovagirl account "Banten earthquake guys", wrote @Naisyana_

@nxxxswei "Earthquake I was on the either 3rd or 4th floor of this mall but i felt nothing. There is no people running anyway #gempa "Huh Tangerang earthquake? What do you feel like?" wrote @txtdaritng.

Running outside the house

Residents in a number of places in Banten Province, one of which was in Rangkasbitung, admitted that they felt a very strong shock until they immediately ran out of the house. "I was in the room, suddenly it felt rocking, at first it was small but it was tight for a long time, I immediately came out," said Atikah, a resident of Rangkasbitung, who is located about 120 kilometers from Bayah, Banten.

Atikah said residents around his house also felt a similar wobble. The average resident who was inside the dumah, scattered out. Apart from Rangkasbitung, the earthquake was also felt strong in Bayah. "It feels very much, yes, but Alhamdulillah, until now there have been no reports of damage, the atmosphere here is also conducive," said Lili, a resident of Bayah.

Bayah Lebak Banten Earthquake Does Not Have Tsunami Potential

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) conveyed information related to the earthquake that occurred today in Bayah, Lebak, Banten. It was mentioned that the Bayah Lebak Banten earthquake just now did not have the potential for a tsunami.

"This earthquake does not have the potential for a tsunami," said BMKG in a statement, Sunday (9/10/2022).

BMKG Reminds Residents of Aftershocks


Regarding the Bayah Lebak Banten earthquake, the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reminded residents about the potential for aftershocks. "Beware of aftershocks that may occur," BMKG wrote in an official statement on BMKG's Twitter account.

A number of residents in East Sawarna Village, Bayah District, Lebak, Banten had panicked when the earthquake occurred and made residents scatter out of their homes. "Yes, it was an earthquake just now, it was really strong. Yes, kerasa," said one bayah resident named Erwin to detikcom, Sunday (9/10/2022).

He claimed the earthquake was only a matter of seconds. Residents also panicked and scattered out of their homes. "Kerasa, had panicked and left the house," he said.

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