Indonesia Earthquake In Bali Today: 7.0 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia

Bali is considered one of the most beautiful places on this planet and it is a popular honeymoon destination among couples. Well, this place is particularly known for its beaches, beauty and culture but at present it is catching the eye after getting hit by the earthquake. People are quite worried for the citizen of Bali and want to know when and what was the magnitude of the earthquake. Apart from it, many people are searching to know what destruction this earthquake brought and if anyone was hurt in it. Well, through this blog, we will share all the necessary information which is important to know and we will have the closer look aftermath of the earthquake with the help of the facts shared by the experts.


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Well, it would be 4-5 the news of the earthquake in just 4 months and in some countries, it really caused a lot of destruction and due to that everyone is considered a citizen of Bali. According to the reports, the strong earthquake shook parts of the main island of Java in Indonesia, and the tourist island of Bali. The earthquake hit the country on Friday, 14th April 2023 which causes a lot of pain among citizens and tourists. However, as of now, no instant reports of severe damage or casualties were shared by the media in Indonesia.

The United States Geological Survey states that the magnitude of the earthquake was around 7.0 and was centred 96.5 kilometres (59.8 miles) north of Tuban which is a coastal city in East Java province. The depth of the tremor was 594 kilometres.  Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia stated there was no danger of a tsunami but already warned the people about the possible aftershocks. The agency also placed a preliminary magnitude at 6.6 Variations in early measurements. Now people from other countries are looking forward towards the videos shared by the people during the earthquake.

As always the videos of the earthquakes have been shared by several citizens of Indonesia on Twitter. As expected the videos of the tremors are making rounds all over social media and viewed by local citizens and tourists in the neighbouring provinces of Central Java, Bali and Yogyakarta panicking as homes and buildings shook for many seconds. In some places, the authorities ordered evacuations, sending streams of individuals into the streets. The citizens of Indonesia along with tourists are frequently hit by volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and earthquakes because of its location on the arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin which is known as the “Ring of Fire”. Fortunately, no human loss has been reported as of now.

Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency said there was no danger of a tsunami but warned of possible aftershocks. The agency put a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 Variations in early measurements are common. Indonesia, a strong earthquake shook parts of Indonesia’s main island of Java and the tourist island of Bali on Friday, causing panic but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.

An earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck Java, Indonesia on Friday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The quake was at a depth of 368 miles, EMSC said, and struck at 4:55 pm local time (0955 GMT). with Indonesia’s geological agency ruling out a tsunami. The quake was strongly felt in the parts of Surabaya, Tuban, Denpasar, and Semarang, Abdul Muhari, spokesperson for Indonesia’s Disaster Agency, told a news agency.

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Multiple videos are circulating on social media which showed local residents and tourists in the neighbouring provinces of Central Java, Yogyakarta, and Bali panicking as houses and buildings swayed for several seconds. Some places ordered evacuations, sending streams of people into the streets. The country of more than 270 million people is frequently struck by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis because of its location on the arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific known as the ‘Ring of Fire

In 2004, an extremely powerful Indian Ocean quake set off a tsunami that killed more than 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia’s Acheh province. There is no damage reported so far because the quake is very deep.

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