Thursday, November 9, 2017

Earthquake in Bali, Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:54 am


The magnitude 5 quake shook the Island of Bali and Lombok this morning, Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:54 am. The epicenter located at coordinates 8.26 ⁰LS - 115.57 ⁰BT, exactly at 11 kilometers northeast of Karangasem Bali at a depth of 10 kilometers. Very close to Mount Agung.

The impact of the earthquake in the form of weak to moderate shocks felt by the people in the area of ​​Denpasar, Mataram and Karangasem in intensity scale II GIS or III MMI. In addition, in the Kuta region shocks are felt on the intensity scale of I-II SIG or II-III MMI.

Viewed from the depth, this earthquake is a kind of shallow earthquake due to local fault activity. The modeling results also show that this earthquake is not a potential tsunami

Until 6:39 am BMKG monitoring results show 4 times aftershock activity. Residents in the coastal areas of Bali and Lombok are encouraged to remain calm and not be affected by issues that can not be accounted for. This earthquake did not trigger a tsunami.

Volcano in Bali
Galungan and Kuningan 2014 in Bali
Bali volcano: Mount Agung
Karangasem regency