Earthquake in Pangandaran M 4.5 Felt to Garut


The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) updated the earthquake data that occurred in Pangandaran, West Java (West Java). The earthquake in Pandaran has a magnitude (M) of 4.5.

“(Update) Mag: 4.5,” wrote BMKG on its Twitter account, Wednesday (28/12/2022).

BMKG previously reported an earthquake in Pangandaran M 4.1. However, then BMKG updated the earthquake data in Pangandaran.



The earthquake occurred at 01.45 WIB with the coordinates of 8.14 South Latitude-107.90 East Longitude. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the sea 82 Km Southwest of Pangandaran Regency with a depth of 25 Km.

The earthquake was felt on the MMI II-III scale in the Garut area. The MMI II-III scale means that the vibration is felt in the house like a truck passing by.

It is not yet known whether there was damage or casualties due to the earthquake in Pangandaran, West Java.


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