3 Districts Affected by the Garut Earthquake Magnitude 6.1

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia

Earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 that rocked the Regency arrowrootWest Java, on Saturday (3/12) at 16.49 WIB, three districts were affected.

In addition, the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of West Java Province (West Java) stated that three sub-districts in Garut Regency were affected by the earthquake this afternoon, namely, Pakenjeng District, Cikelet District, and Selaawi District.

Based on data obtained from the West Java BPBD Disaster Management Operations Control Center (Pusdalops PB), Saturday night, there were five villages in Garut Regency which were affected by the earthquake.

In addition, the earthquake also damaged six houses, five houses were affected and one educational facility was slightly damaged in Garut Regency. Then, a person was injured in an earthquake in Garut Regency.

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West Java BPBD Pusdalops Coordinator, Hadi Rahmat, said the Garut earthquake was felt in Pangandaran Regency, Banjar City, Ciamis Regency, City and Tasikmalaya Regency.

Currently the West Java Province BPBD has coordinated with the Garut Regency BPBD and the Garut BPBD has coordinated with local officials.

The location of the Garut earthquake that occurred today is at 7.51 south latitude, 107.52 east longitude or 52 kilometers Southwest of Garut Regency with a depth of 118 kilometers.

“Until now, we are still monitoring every area in Garut Regency (42 sub-districts, 442 villages/kelurahan),” explained the Garut BPBD Pusdalops statement.

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