Today’s Viral News, There Has Been an Earthquake in Banten, Here’s the Facts, Let’s Check the Facts of the Banten Earthquake

[ad_1] – Today’s viral news, an earthquake has shaken Banten.

This time the earthquake was felt in the Jakarta area.

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) appealed to the public to be wary of aftershocks.

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The earthquake caused local residents to run outside their homes. Following are the facts about the Banten earthquake on May 10, 2023.

1. Earthquake Strength Today in BantenG

An earthquake occurred in Banten on Wednesday (10/5/2023) at 11.24 WIB. The earthquake had a magnitude of 5.4 and a depth of 10 km. The coordinates of the earthquake were at 6.47 South Latitude and 104.90 East Longitude.

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“#Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4, Depth: 10 km, 10 May 2023 11:24:49 WIB, Coordinates: 6.47 South Latitude-104.90 East Longitude (78 km Northwest of SUMUR-BANTEN), No potential for a tsunami #BMKG,” quoted from the BMKG Twitter account @infoBMKG, Wednesday (10/5/2023).

2. Banten Earthquake 10 May 2023: No Tsunami Potential

Today’s earthquake in Banten has no potential to cause a tsunami. The epicenter was in Sumur, Banten.

“No potential for a tsunami,” said BMKG, Wednesday (10/5/2023).

3. List of Felt Areas

The M 5.4 Banten earthquake was felt in several areas, including Jakarta.

Reported by the official BMKG website, the following are the areas that felt the Banten earthquake on May 10 2023 along with their MMI scale.