Jakarta, Sep 2: At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured after a powerful earthquake struck near the Indonesian island of Java on Wednesday, Sep 2.
Officials said about a dozen families are still trapped under rocks and dirt from the landslide in one village.
The US Geological Survey said, "the quake struck at 2:55 pm off the southern coast of the main island of Java with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0."
The quake also damaged buildings in the university city of Bandung, also close to the epicenter.
A tsunami alert was issued but called off less than an hour later.