A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near the popular traveler island of Bali on Tuesday early morning regional time.
Indonesia’s National Catastrophe Management Company (BNPB) stated on Twitter that the earthquake struck around 7 a.m. regional time south of Bali. It stated the quake struck at a depth of 68 kilometers (42 miles).
The firm stated there was no risk of tsunami at this time. It likewise taped aftershocks in a number of neighboring provinces.
The United States Geological Study ( USGS), determined the earthquake at a magnitude 5.7 and stated it struck 40 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Kendalrejo in East Java at a depth of 91.6 kilometers (56 miles).
No casualties or significant damage have actually been reported.
9 News reporter Renae Henry stated on Twitter that the entryway to the Nusa Dua hotel in Bali had actually been rattled in the quake.
Indonesia is positioned in the Ring of Fire, a location in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where numerous earthquakes and volcanic eruptions happen. Earthquakes frequently rock the island country, and it’s house to practically 130 active volcanoes, according to Reuters
On Sunday, a minimum of someone was eliminated after a effective 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Halmahera, the biggest island in Indonesia’s Maluku Islands.
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