Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Bali island, though no casualties

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An trembler has strike Indonesia’s review island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, though there were no evident reports of repairs or casualties.

The United States Geological Survey pronounced a bulk 5.5 trembler that struck during 7:10 a.m. Wednesday (23:10 GMT Tuesday) was centered 2 kilometers (1.4 miles) northeast of Banjar Pasekan, a city in a southeastern partial of Bali, during a abyss of 118 kilometers (74 miles).

Witnesses pronounced many residents and tourists ran out of their homes and hotels toward aloft ground, though a conditions returned to normal after they perceived content messages observant a shake had no intensity to trigger a tsunami.

The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency totalled a trembler during 6.4 bulk though pronounced it would not means a tsunami since a epicenter was so deep.

Indonesia is disposed to a seismic shake due to a plcae on a supposed Pacific Ring of Fire. In Dec 2004, a large trembler off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries.

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