Jakarta, December 3rd A magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit Indonesia’s West Java Province on the afternoon of the 3rd. There are no reports of casualties or property damage.
According to the website of the Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, the earthquake occurred at 16:49 Jakarta time (17:49 Beijing time), and the epicenter was located in Garut County, West Java Province The territory is about 160 kilometers away from Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, and the focal depth is 118 kilometers.
The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency recorded stronger tremors in towns closer to the epicenter. The bureau did not issue a tsunami warning for the quake, but warned of the possibility of aftershocks near the epicenter.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Earthquake Information Network, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.7, and its focal depth was 112 kilometers.
Indonesia is located in the circum-Pacific seismic belt, and thousands of earthquakes occur every year. On November 21, a 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit the Zhanyu area of West Java Province, killing at least 310 people.