Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 46

November 21, 2022, 11:51 pm

ISTANBUL – The death toll from an earthquake in Indonesia has climbed to 46, local media reported on Monday.

Over 700 people were also injured when the 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Southeast Asian nation on Monday, Kompas TV reported.

The strong earthquake hit the country’s Cianjur Regency, West Java, at around 1:21 p.m. (0621GMT.)

It was felt in the capital Jakarta and other regions, including Rancaekek, South Tangerang, and Depok, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.

Earlier, officials at the Indonesian Disaster Agency said the death toll was likely to increase. (Anadolu)