6.2 Quake Has Struck Alor

The building damaged by the earthquake

The building damaged by the earthquake

Zonalinenews-Kalabahi, Kalabahi city was shaken by the quake at 11:44 am. Based on data from BMKG (Indonesian Agency for Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysics) Class I Kupang mentioned it was 6.2 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday, November 04, 2015 at 11:44:19 pm, Location: 8:20 LS – BT 124.94 (at 28 Km Northeast Alor- NTT) depth; 89 Km. At 12:06:43 pm, at: 10:00 LS – BT 123.51 (at 49 Km Southwestern District. Kupang NTT), there was an aftershock of 3.6. Depth: 10 Km.

damaged building

damaged building

a Resident, Amirudin Tolang, described, the quake that occurred approximately at 12:00 pm. resulting some buildings were damaged, included Christian High School 2 Kalabahi and a Cooperative of Tribunal Kalabahi at Lipa Village which newly inaugurated 4 months ago. There is no definitive data how many buildings that damaged by the quake.

damaged building

damaged building

Zonalinenews watch list, there are some villages that the building suffered damage such; East Tanglapui Village, Maritaing Taramana, Lantoka, meadow Alang and Naumang (South Kolana). This earthquake also caused a landline from Kalabahito Kolana Paralyzed, but no casualties.

Information obtained from the Head Maritang, Samuel Sirituka who explained that the earthquake caused landslides that covered highway to maritaing, and there is a bridge that also collapsed. One of the residents were contacted via telephone, Marzuki T, Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 at 20:30 pm. explained until now the residents are fear more aftershocks that occurred at night and choose to stay in their house yard.

Disaster Management Agency of Alor city has set up tents in the City field and general hospitals to anticipate the quake. (* team)

Indonesian Version

Alor Diguncang Gempa 6,2 SK ,Warga Alor Siaga Takut Gempa Susulan

Zonalinenews-Kalabahi, Kota Kalabahi bergoncang lantaran gempa yang terjadi pada pukul 11.44 wita. Berdasarkan data BMKG Stasiun Geofisika Klas I Kupang menyebutkan Gempa Mag 6.2 SR, pada Rabu 04 Nopember 2015 pada 10:44:19 WIB, Lokasi :8.20 LS – 124.94 BT (di 28 Km Timur Laut Alor- NTT) dengan Kedalaman 89 Km. Pada 12:06:43 WITA, di Lokasi :10.00 LS – 123.51 BT (di 49 Km Barat Daya Kab. Kupang- NTT), terjadi gempa susulan sebesar 3.6 Sr di Kedalaman: 10 Km

Warga Kalabahi, Amirudin Tolang menjelaskan gempa yang terjadi kurang lebih pada pukul 12.00 wita. mengakibatkan beberapa bangunan mengalami kerusakan, diantaranya SMA Kristen 2 Kalabahi dan Koperasi Tribuana kalabahi yang terletak di Lipa Kelurahan Kalabahi Tengah Kecamatan Teluk Mutiara yang baru saja diresmikan 4 bulan lalu. Hingga berita ini di tayangkan belum bisa dipastikan berapa bangunan yang rusak akibat peristiwa gempa.

Pantuan zonalinenews, Beberapa desa yang bangunanannya rusak yaitu Desa Tanglapui Timur, Maritaing Taramana, Lantoka, padang Alang serta Naumang (Kolana Selatan). gempa ini juga menyebabkan jalur darat Kalabahi-Kolana Lumpuh total. namun tidak sampai menimbulkan korban jiwa.

Informasi yang diperoleh dari Camat Maritang, Semuel Sirituka menjelaskan bahwa gempa menyebabkan longsor yang menutupi jalan raya menuju maritaing, serta terdapat jembatan yang juga rubuh. Salah satu warga yang dihubungi via telpon, Marzuki T, Rabu 4 November 2015 pukul 20.30 wita. menjelaskan sampai saat ini warga kalabahi diselimuti kecemasan karena takut gempa susulan yang lebih besar yang terjadi pada malam hari. “Warga kalabahi saat ini kebanyakan berada di halaman rumah masing-masing karena takut dan was-was terhadap gempa susulan yang terjadi di malam hari”, kata Marzuki.

Pantaun Zonalinenews. Badan penanggulangan Bencana Kabupaten Alor di Kota Kalabahi telah mendirikan tenda -tenda darurat di lapangan Kota serta rumah sakit umum Kalabahi, guna mengantisipasi gempa. (*tim)