Surrounded by 10 Jakarta Earthquake Center
Mei 18, 2011 Tinggalkan komentar
Jakarta is not the epicenter. That is why Jakarta still considered safe from a major quake. At least according to scientific data reported by the National Earthquake Map Revision (RPGN). Jakarta Residents are asked not to worry. Do not believe the rumors circulating that the city would be rocked by 8.7 magnitude earthquake.
Team Leader RPGN, Masyhur Irsyam, tells us that if traces of historical seismicity in the homeland, Jakarta counted safe. This city just rocked by the earthquake which epicentrumnya located in the vicinity.
And around Jakarta, said Masyhur, there are at least 10 locations that have been the epicenter of the earthquake and will affect the city of Jakarta. Like the Sumatran Subduction, Subduction Java, Sunda Fault, Fault Semangko, Sukabumi Fault, Fault Baribis, Lembang, Pati Fault, Earth Fault Ayu, and Fault Yogya / Opak.
“Until now there is no authentic proof of fault or epicenter of the earthquake in Jakarta,” he said, Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Planning regulations earthquake-resistant buildings in Indonesia, he said, conducted by the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) and refers to the International Building Code (IBC) as it used the United States.
Regulation of new earthquake resistant buildings using earthquake with kala re-calculation 2,500 years. Earlier, Indonesia using ISO 2002 using an earthquake with kala re-calculation of 200 years.
Jakarta Governor, Fauzi Bowo, asked the public capital to remain calm and not panic response to news about the massive earthquake that will shake Jakarta with the power of 8.7 on the Richter scale.