Quake shakes Indonesia"s Java; villager killed, students injured

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A moderately strong earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Java on Tuesday, killing at least one person and damaging hundreds of homes.

At least 20 people were injured, including eight students at a school where a roof collapsed.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude 6.0 quake was centered off western Java at a depth of about 43 kilometers (27 miles). The epicenter was about 153 kilometers (95 miles) southwest of Jakarta, the capital.

Fuente: SUN STAR