AHA Centre Flash Update #3: Southwest of Java (Tasikmalaya) Earthquake, Indonesia
SUMMARY OF EVENT
A powerful earthquake (M 6.9 BMKG; M 6.5 USGS) struck southwest of Java, Indonesia, on Friday 15 Dec 2017, 23.47 (UTC +7).
The earthquake triggered tsunami warnings for municipalities in south of Java, which cancelled on 16 Dec 2017, 02.26 (UTC +7).
Four most affected municipalities (Ciamis, Pangandaran, Tasikmalaya city & Tasikmalaya Regency) in West Java Province declared emergency response period 16-22 December 2017.
BNPB has prepared On-Call Budget for municipalities declared emergency response period & lists verified beneficiaries for housing rehabilitation.
Until fifth day, emergency response is within capacity of Indonesian government.
Social media & crowdsourcing: #Gempa, FB “Safety Check” & Crisis Response & Open Street Map are active