6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Java in Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on Tuesday off the coast of the island of Java in IndonesiaEarthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on Tuesday off the coast of the island of Java in Indonesia, according to Xinhua news agency, citing the National Office of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Tremors occurred at 13.39 local time (10.39 MSK). The epicenter was located 120 kilometers south-west of the city Chilachap on the south coast of Java. Hearth lies at a depth of 24 kilometers.

Data on casualties or damage were reported. Information about the tsunami threat has been received.

In Indonesia is the world's most earthquake. In 2004, off the west coast of Sumatra was the strongest in the world over the last 40 years an earthquake. Consequent tsunami claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in 12 countries of the Indian Ocean.

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