An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter scale shook Yogyakarta. Netizens: It feels like it’s here! – On June 30, 2023, at 19:57:41 WIB, the Yogyakarta area was shaken by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter Scale (SR).

This earthquake shook residents in the Yogyakarta area and caused panic among the local people.

Based on data released by the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) through its official Twitter account, this earthquake is thought to have had a source located at 8.70 South Latitude and 110.06 East Longitude (about 94 km southwest of Bantul) with a depth of 12 kilometers .

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When the earthquake occurred, residents in Yogyakarta felt a strong vibration that lasted for several seconds.

The magnitude of the earthquake was high enough to make many people come out of their homes for fear of further potential danger.

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The BMKG Twitter account provided initial information about the earthquake, but there was no further information regarding the damage caused by this earthquake.

One of the residents in the nearby area, who uses a Twitter account with the name *@jod****snubroto*, expressed his feelings when the earthquake occurred.

He wrote, “In Solo the shaking was felt, the neighbors were leaving the house”.

These comments show how strong the earthquake vibrations were felt by residents in the closest area to the epicenter.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter scale can be categorized as a strong earthquake, which can cause damage to buildings and infrastructure.

Therefore, it is important for the authorities and related institutions to immediately evaluate the impact of the earthquake and take the necessary actions to overcome the potential damage caused.

At this time, the BMKG and related authorities are still conducting further monitoring and investigations regarding this earthquake.

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