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Bali Earthquake: Strong Magnitude 6.4 Rocks The Island

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Bali resort island early Thursday, but there was no potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The quake was at a depth of 10km, EMSC said, adding that there was no direct damage and no tsunami was expected.

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

#Gempa Mag:6.6, 19-Mar-20 00:45:37 WIB, Lok:11.25 LS,115.09 BT (273 km BaratDaya KUTASELATAN-BALI), Kedlmn:10 Km, tdk berpotensi tsunami #BMKG

— BMKG (@infoBMKG) March 18, 2020

It struck at 1:45 am (1745 GMT) with an epicenter 255 kilometres south of the town of Nusa Dua, the US Geological service said.

Bali quake March 19th 2020

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