Rescue teams search for victims buried under collapsed buildings; officials say death toll from the 5.6-magnitude quake could rise
Dave Sebastian and Fadiyah Alaidrus
An earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Java on Monday, leaving at least 162 people dead, hundreds injured and thousands of homes damaged, a senior official said.
The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was centered in the Cianjur area in West Java at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles, according to Indonesia’s meteorological agency. The temblor didn’t have the potential to create a tsunami, the agency said.