SUKABUMI REGENCY-Around 13:34 pm in Sukabumi District an earthquake occurred, Meteorological Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) conveyed information that an earthquake measuring 6.1SR with epicenter in the Indian Ocean with a depth of 64 km is 43 km southwest of Lebak Province Banten on Tuesday (23/1/2018).
Regent of Sukabumi H. Marwan Hamami also felt the power of the earthquake, at that time he was visiting at the family planning village in Bojonggenteng District,
After visiting the family planning village and inaugurated several buildings and public service offices in the district bojong tile, regent sukabumi sempatkan to see earthquake victims who are in Bojonggenteng District.
"At least 17 sub districts in Sukabumi District feel the earthquake, some have reported" the bupati light. Regent believes that the average house that does not have a sturdy construction will be easily damaged and even collapsed if hit by the earthquake
"As we see today, I'm sure that homes that do not use slup will certainly get into trouble," he explained.
The Bupati appealed to the public to adjust the construction of buildings according to safety standards.
"Later Rt / Rw, Village and sub-district when giving permission to build any basic building should be in pake"
The regent also asked the sub-district heads to record the victims and report immediately the amount of losses incurred. Regent hope no more victims from the earthquake is more severe, Before leaving the house of the victim Regent Sukabumi had time to provide assistance directly to the victim's family.