Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Earthquake in Bali on 4 September 2012, at 2:23 am, a magnitude 6.5 on the Richter scale

This morning, at about 2:23 am on 4 September 2012, Bali was rocked by an earthquake, with a magnitude 6.5 on the Richter Scale. Based on data reported by the Bureau of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), the quake no tsunami potential.

Vibration is felt long enough. But he did not know the duration of time. After waiting a few moments and not felt any aftershocks. Vibration is felt not create panic the tourists that are on the existing hotels in Bali's western region.

The quake's epicenter was in the trough of Java, in waters of Indonesia, which is about 301 southwest district of Banyuwangi, East Java, or 308 km southwest of Denpasar, Bali. Precisely at 11:07 Coordinated south latitude and 113.86 east longitude, at a depth of 10 kilometers.