100s Of Houses Damaged Due To Earthquake In Jawa


A magnitude-4.9 earthquake rocking some western parts of West Java on Tuesday afternoon injured at least three people and damaged more than 200 houses across the province.

According to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), the earthquake struck at 5:18 p.m. on Tuesday, with an epicenter located 13 kilometers northwest of Sukabumi regency at a depth of 10 km. West Java Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD Jawa Barat) operational control manager Budi Budiman Wahyu said there were no fatalities caused by the incident. However, three people in Mekarsari village, Kalapanunggal district, Sukabumi suffered minor injuries.