Magnitude 4.5 quake hits West Java's Pangandaran

Magnitude 4.5 quake hits West Java's Pangandaran

Illustration of earthquake (Antara/Dok/BMKG)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hit the waters southwest of Pangandaran District, West Java Province, at dawn on Saturday, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said.

The quake which struck at 5:06 a.m. local time was centered 83 kilometers southwest of Pangandaran at a depth of 11 kilometers.

The tremor was felt by people in Garut and Tasikmalaya Districts with weak intensity at II-III MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) and in Cilacap District, Central Java at I  MMI.

There was no immediate report of casualties or material damage.

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