According to the latest news, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed a strong earthquake about 150 kilometers from the coast. The Indonesian authorities have issued emergency status due to a possible tsunami that could be generated due to the magnitude 7 shock. In addition, the population and tourists have been urged to evacuate towards the heights of Java. As was to be expected, some cases of panic have occurred in some areas such as the soekarno hatta airport in Jakarta. The evacuation procedures are directed by local officials.
The death toll was 1 dead and 4 wounded plus numerous damage to homes and property.