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적어도 62 Killed and Hundreds Injured as 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia

Man walks past a house ruined by an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia

Man walks past a house ruined by an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia

A building destroyed in the earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia.
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Dozens of people died and hundreds more are injured after a 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia on Monday, with local officials saying the number of victims will likely continue to increase.

적어도 62 people have died, according to the latest information from Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB).

추가적으로, ~ 위에 700 people are injured, ~에 따르면 CNN, NBC 뉴스, 그리고 월스트리트 저널.

The majority who died were hit by buildings. Some were hit on the head,” said Herman Suherman, head of the Cianjur regency, where the quake was centered, 당 워싱턴 포스트. “All you can hear here is ambulance sirens everywhere.

Workers inspect a store damaged during an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia

Workers inspect a store damaged during an earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia

Store damaged in Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia.
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Many buildings in the Cianjur region in West Java were also damaged, including over 2,200 houses, four schools, and a hospital, according to the BNPB. 추가적으로, ~ 위에 5,000 people have been displaced.

하지만, the full toll of the devastation has yet to come into focus,

There are still many residents trapped at the incident sites,” said West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, CNN 당. “We assume that the injured and dead victims will continue to increase over time.

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Although the earthquake was centered in the Cianjur area, tremors were felt more than 60 miles away in the country’s capital, 보고 뉴욕 타임즈. 적어도 25 aftershocks were recorded by Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency, per NBC News.

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Local officials said there was no risk of a tsunami occurring, although they have warned of possible landslides, CNN에 따르면.

We need to remain vigilant,” Ridwan Kamil, the governor of West Java province, told local reporters, 당 워싱턴 포스트.

A woman walks past a damaged house following an earthquake in Cianjur on November 21, 2022. - 적어도 56 people were killed in an earthquake that rattled Indonesia's main island of Java on November 21, 2022, the governor of the worst-hit province said.

A woman walks past a damaged house following an earthquake in Cianjur on November 21, 2022. - 적어도 56 people were killed in an earthquake that rattled Indonesia's main island of Java on November 21, 2022, the governor of the worst-hit province said.

Damaged home in Indonesia.
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Indonesia, which is home to over 276 백만, is particularly susceptible to volcanic eruptions and earthquakes as it is located on an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin known as theRing of Fire.

십이월에 2004, 이상 230,000 people were killed from a tsunami in the region that was triggered by an earthquake with a magnitude 9.1.