Daily Archives: December 29, 2018

Major earthquake rocks the island of Nias

Gunungsitoli, N. Sumatra, (ANTARA News)- A major earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter Scale jolted the island of Nias off Western coast of North Sumatra on Saturday.

Head of the Gunungsitoli Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics office Djati said there has been no report of casualty and damage to property.

Reports of tremors came from almost all areas of Nias but no reports of serious damage caused by the quake.

The quake that hit at 15.23 local time with epicenter in the sea 8 kilometers northwest of western Nias at a depth of 24 kilometers has no potential to cause tsunami, Djati said.

Source: ANTARA News

Major earthquake rocks the island of Nias

Gunungsitoli, N. Sumatra, (ANTARA News)- A major earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 on the Richter Scale jolted the island of Nias off Western coast of North Sumatra on Saturday.

Head of the Gunungsitoli Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics office Djati said there has been no report of casualty and damage to property.

Reports of tremors came from almost all areas of Nias but no reports of serious damage caused by the quake.

The quake that hit at 15.23 local time with epicenter in the sea 8 kilometers northwest of western Nias at a depth of 24 kilometers has no potential to cause tsunami, Djati said.

Source: ANTARA News

Fire Burns Seven Boarding Houses in Rambutan

This afternoon, firefighters extinguished fire which burned seven boarding houses on Jalan Bungur, RT 16/06, Rambutan Urban Village, Ciracas Sub-district, East Jakarta. Allegedly, fire was caused by an electrical short circuit.

East Jakarta Fire Handling and Rescue (Gulkarmat) Sub-dept.’s Fire Control and Rescue Section Head, Gatot Sulaeman stated, his side received the report around 3 PM and immediately deployed fire truck and tens firefighters to the location.

“There is no fatality but material loss due to this incident reaches Rp 400 million,” he informed, Saturday (12/29).

In order to extinguish the fire, his side deployed 13 fire trucks. Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire in about 45 minutes.

Source: Berita Jakarta

Fire Burns Seven Boarding Houses in Rambutan

This afternoon, firefighters extinguished fire which burned seven boarding houses on Jalan Bungur, RT 16/06, Rambutan Urban Village, Ciracas Sub-district, East Jakarta. Allegedly, fire was caused by an electrical short circuit.

East Jakarta Fire Handling and Rescue (Gulkarmat) Sub-dept.’s Fire Control and Rescue Section Head, Gatot Sulaeman stated, his side received the report around 3 PM and immediately deployed fire truck and tens firefighters to the location.

“There is no fatality but material loss due to this incident reaches Rp 400 million,” he informed, Saturday (12/29).

In order to extinguish the fire, his side deployed 13 fire trucks. Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire in about 45 minutes.

Source: Berita Jakarta