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Bali Earthquake: 4.4 Magnitude Rumbles Denpasar

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An earthquake rumbled northern Bali wednesday afternoon near Buleleng.

Earthquake struck in Northern Bali in the Buleleng Regency

The magnitude 4.4 quake struck exactly 8.23 ​​South Latitude, 114.95 East Longitude with a depth of 10 Km above sea level or 20 Km southwest of Buleleng.

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Although the earthquake was based in Buleleng, the earthquake vibrations were felt by residents in Tabanan, Badung and Denpasar.

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Denpasar Bali

Head of Data and Information Division of BMKG Region III Denpasar, Iman Faturahman confirmed the earthquake.

⚠️#Indonesia🇮🇩: A mild #earthquake of magnitude mb=4.3, was registered at 0 KM WNW of #Sepang, province of #Bali. Depth: 10 KM.
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— American Earthquakes 🌋🌊🌎 (@earthquakevt) May 27, 2020

“Yes, the tremor was felt in three other districts. This earthquake has no tsunami potential,” said Iman Faturahman

no tsunami wanring was issued
No tsunami warning was issued

A Denpasar resident ‘Khania’ claimed to have felt the shock as she was lying in her bed.

“I was shocked, because I felt the earthquake. Then I ran out of my room to make sure everything was ok,” Khania said.

BMKG appealed to the public to remain calm.

“Make sure official information is only sourced from BMKG which is distributed through official communication channels that have been verified,”

Bali is prone to strong earthquakes (Damage from an earthquake that occurred in 2019)

MKG monitoring results had not shown any subsequent earthquake activity. There has been no Tsunami warning issued.

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Indonesia, which sits on the seismically active Pacific‘Ring of Fire’, often suffers deadly earthquakes and tsunamis.

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