Panicked tourists rush hotels as upheaval rattles Bali

Tourists fled their hotels in panic on Bali Wednesday after a renouned Indonesian holiday island was rattled by an early morning earthquake.


The 5.5-magnitude upheaval struck internal about 10 kilometres northeast of a Balinese capital, Denpasar, and not distant from a thoroughness of holiday resorts in a south of a island.

There were no reports of casualties and repairs after a upheaval struck only after 7:00 am internal time during a abyss of 118 kilometres, though some holidaymakers got a shock.

“Dozens of a guest ran out of their bedrooms when a upheaval happened,” Nyoman Pasek, a staff member during a Hotel Sayang Maha Mertha in a renouned traveller area of Kuta, said.

“Everything is now underneath control again, behind to normal.”

Carla Beharry, a Twitter user on a island, wrote: “Definitely felt a biggest EARTHQUAKE I’ve ever felt this morning in Bali.”

Local residents also pronounced a upheaval quickly caused panic on a beside holiday island of Lombok.

National disaster group orator Sutopo Purwo Nugroho pronounced a upheaval was felt strongly in a collateral Denpasar for 5 seconds.

Indonesia sits on a Pacific “Ring of Fire” where tectonic plates collide, causing visit seismic and volcanic activity.

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