JAKARTADAILY.ID – At least 162 people were killed and 700 hurt as an earthquake hit Indonesia's West Java province on Monday, November 21, 2022.
The 5.6-magnitude earthquake that struck West Java at 1:21 p.m. local time and was centered in the Cianjur regency at a depth of 10 kilometers, has displaced 13,782 people – all of whom will be accommodated across 14 refugee camp sites.
West Java province governor Ridwan Kamil, who cited data from the local disaster mitigation agency, said at least 2,345 homes have been damaged.
The earthquake also damaged a boarding school, a hospital, and several government buildings.
"Many were hurt because they were hit by collapsed buildings," governor Ridwan Kamil said.
The earthquake victims have been evacuated to the Cianjur Regional General Hospital (RSUD).
Currently, the local branch of the red cross is also collecting data regarding the detailed number of victims affected by the earthquake.