According to the news agency AFP, the central Indonesian island of Java was the most affected by the earthquake, as a result of which many buildings collapsed.
According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.4 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter south of Jakarta.
The head of Cyanjar administration, Herman Suhrman, told the local broadcaster Metro TV that according to the information we have received, 20 people have died and 300 injured in this hospital alone, who are being treated.
He said that most of the injured were buried under the debris due to the collapse of the buildings.
According to Indonesia’s Seismological Center, the country was hit by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake with its epicenter in Cianjur, 100 km from Jakarta.
After the tremors of the earthquake were felt in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, people came out of their houses in panic.
Mayadita Walu, a 22-year-old lawyer who works in Jakarta, said that while I was working, I felt the ground shaking. I could clearly feel the tremors of the earthquake. This continued until
Media journalists working in a high-rise building in Jakarta were also ordered to vacate the building immediately.