The earthquake's epicenter was also 155 kilometers southwest of Aliwa (Lampung), 177 kilometers northeast of Ujungkulon (Banten), 187 kilometers southwest of Tanjungkarang
(Lampung) and 323 kilometers southwest of Jakarta.
KA of Division III in Lampung operated new Indonesian made diesel trains (KRDI) named KRDI Seminung in Bandar Lampung serving the 80-kilometer route between Tanjungkarang
and Kotabumi, The train consists of four passenger cars with a seat capacity of 574.
Thrice-weekly Yogyakarta-Singapore already has begun and this month flights are expected to begin from Jakarta to Tanjungkarang
, Malang and Kendari (via Makassar) and to Hong Kong from Surabaya and Denpasar, with more to follow.
"The large attendance during these ordinations shows how people pray for and support you," Bishop Andreas Henrisoesanta of Tanjungkarang
remarked at the recent ordinations of a diocesan priest and four deacons.
The packed passenger train heading for Lampung in Tanjungkarang
from the South Sumatra provincial capital of Palembang crashed into the coal train, which was having engine trouble, the witness said.