An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, shook the island of Bali, on Thursday, December 22, 2012, at 5:09 pm. What earthquake was at 9:38 south latitude, 114.97 east longitude, at a depth of 38 Km. The epicenter was located at 65 KM south of Kuta.
The quake for 10 seconds could cause panic Kuta, and surrounding areas. The earthquake only lasted 10 seconds, so that panic does not continue. In addition to around the tourist areas of Kuta, the quake was also felt in Denpasar.