M6.0 Earthquake: Southern Sumatra, Indonesia

May 2, 2016 at 11:25:16 AM +0700
BMKG Indonesia
Alert area: 29 km SouthEast LAMPUNGBARAT, 36 km SouthWest TANGGAMUS-LAMPUNG, 67 km SouthWest PRINGSEWU-LAMPUNG, 99 km NorthWest BDRLAMPUNG-LAMPUNG, and 286 km NorthWest JAKARTA-INDONESIA

Posted May 2, 2016 at 11:25:16 AM +0700

An earthquake has occurred with magnitude: 6.0 SR, 29 km SouthEast LAMPUNGBARAT, at: 02-May-16 04:21:24 UTC, No TSUNAMI threat (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

Recommended actions

Be careful of aftershocks

Tips from BMKG

From: bmkg.go.id
After an earthquake:

  • If you're indoors:

    • Exit the building in an orderly manner.

    • Use stairs. Avoid elevators and escalators.

    • Help injured or trapped people.

    • Inspect the house for fires, gas leaks, short circuits.

    • Check the water supply and pipes.

    • Turn off the electricity and do not use fires.

  • Stay away from damaged and earthquake areas, as aftershocks are always possible.

  • Listen for the latest updates about the earthquake and aftershocks. Only listen to information from authorities, and avoid rumors and hoaxes.

  • Help authorities report on damages by filling out their questionnaire.

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