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Scientists call for seismic motion mitigation

  • Fachrul Sidiq

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, March 5 2018 | 12:15 am

PREMIUM It has been more than a decade since scientists warned Jakarta about the potential for a strong earthquake in the Sunda megathrust to cause significant damage to the capital. However, an earthquake in January that caused buildings in Jakarta to rock serves as a reminder that the city might not be prepared for
the worst.

Scientists have urged the central government and Jakarta, home to 8...