The quake, which had an epicentre about 10 kilometres from Denpasar and a depth of about 118km, hit just after 7am on Wednesday, local time.
Bali’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) recorded the quake’s epicenter as 334 kilometers southwest of Denpasar, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Most people likely slept through the small shakes, but the quake was reportedly felt in the Denpasar area
An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale that occurred in the southern island of Bali until to the tourist area of Ubud, Gianyar, Bali on Sunday (02/12), the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, or BNPB, reported.
At least 25 people were killed and dozens were missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the northern Indonesian province of Aceh on Wednesday, officials said, collapsing buildings and sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets, quoted from Reuters.
A powerful quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale stuck Indonesia’s resort island of Bali and East Java province at 11:10 pm (Bali time), triggering panic, officials said on Thursday.
The Indonesian Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) has dismissed the speculation of “pseudo-scientists” trying to link a June 9, 2016, 6.3 Richter scale earthquake hundreds of kilometers southeast of Bali to a series of large waves that have swept over the Bali in recent weeks, quoted from Bali Discovery.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off Lombok on Thursday, June 9, 2016, the United States Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
A witness reported initial panic after the latest quake, which struck before dawn and lasted about 30 seconds.
A 7.9 magnitude quake shook the region of the Mentawai Islands on Wednesday (2/3) evening, at around 19:49 pm.
A strong undersea earthquake hit eastern Indonesia on Saturday, triggering a small tsunami and some panic but no casualties or major damage.