The Sunday Review

The number of People who are killed by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake In Indonesia’s West Java province has risen to 162According to its governor.

A total of 326 people were also hurt, in various degrees. of Ridwan Kamil (West Java Governor) said the severity at A news conference.

On Monday, the quake struck West Java’s Cianjur region. at a depth of According to the United States Geological Survey, it is 10 kilometers (6.2 mi).

The earthquake has displaced 13,782 people – all of who will be accommodated at 14 refugee camps sites. At least 2,345 houses were damaged.

According to the local government, 52 houses and four schools were destroyed or severely damaged. of The National Agency for Disaster Management – BNPB. According to the agency, a hospital and a mosque were also damaged.

According to the BNPB, there is no risk of Reuters reported that there was a tsunami.

Herman Suherman was a Cianjur government official who told media that some residents were trapped under the rubble of Collapsed buildings. Metro TV News showed what appeared to have been hundreds of Patients being treated on a hospital parking lot.

Municipality officers in Cianjur evacuate an injured colleague following the earthquake.

According to the report, a Islamic boarding school had also been damaged and communications were disrupted by power outages.

According to Reuters, TV footage showed people huddled in front of buildings that were almost completely destroyed by fire.

One person, named Only as Muchlis, stated that he felt this way. “a huge tremor” Ceiling and walls of His office was damaged.

“I was very shocked. I worried there would be another quake,” Metro TV interviewed Muchlis.

The BMKG warned of a danger of Landslides, especially in the event of In the two hours following the earthquake, heavy rain was recorded as well as 25 aftershocks.

A collapsed Cianjur school building following the earthquake.

Speak at In an earlier news conference Governor Kamil stated that the death toll will likely rise.

“There are still many residents trapped at the incident sites, we assume that the injured and dead victims will continue to increase over time,” Kamil spoke earlier on Monday.

Rescuers cannot reach all victims at the moment. of He added that there are still people trapped and that it is possible for them to escape. of There will be more aftershocks.

Kamil stated that government officials are currently building shelters and tents to accommodate victims, as well as attending to their basic requirements.

Indonesia Sits on the “Ring of Fire,” A band that runs around the Pacific Ocean, which triggers frequent earthquakes or volcanic activity. One of It is one of the most active seismic zones on Earth, and it extends from Japan. Indonesia One side of From the Pacific all the the way to California on one end, to South America the other.

The 2004 figure was 9.1. magnitude Sumatra Island in northern Sumatra earthquake Indonesia The tsunami that struck 14 countries killed 226,000 people on the Indian Ocean coast, more than half of whom were children. of These are the in Indonesia.