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Bali rocked by a 5,8 magnitude earthquake

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The latest news comes again from Bali. It's not about how busy certain tourist destinations are, but about Bali being shaken by a 5,8 SR earthquake on Monday (22/8/2022) at 16.36 WITA.

Quoting Kompas.com (23/8/2022), the tectonic earthquake was felt in almost all areas of the Island of the Gods. However, the intensity of the power varies.

Centered in Kelungkung, Bali Rocked by an Earthquake of 5,8 on the Richter scale

Referring to the analysis of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), the epicenter of the earthquake was in the waters of the southern coast of Klungkung, Bali with the epicenter of the earthquake at coordinates 9,36 degrees South Latitude and 115,56 degrees East Longitude.

Even though it was quite strong, the BMKG said the earthquake did not cause a tsunami.

Residents Run Out

Meanwhile, bali innews id It was reported on the same day that as a result of Bali being shaken by the 5,8 SR earthquake, people ran out of their homes. One resident said the earthquake shook so strongly that the floor of his house shook.

"It was so loud, the floor of the house was shaking," said Ketut Samba in Ubung, Denpasar. He, who had just come home from work at the time of the incident, ran out of the house with his children and wife.

The earthquake vibrations, which were felt for around 3 seconds, also made a number of residents choose to gather on the side of the road while ensuring there were no aftershocks.

They then re-entered the house after 15 minutes, shaking it to check the condition of the house. "Nothing was damaged in Astungkara," added Suamba.

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Broken Hotel, Cracked Artist's House

Quoted from People's Mind, (23/8) on Twitter, a video was circulated by the account @Jennyjusuf showing the condition of a hotel after Bali was shaken by a 5,8 SR earthquake (Richter scale).

In the video, you can see the ceiling in the front hallway of the hotel room almost collapsing. "This is in front of my room. "So when I was about to leave the room, the ceiling came off," said a woman in the video.

"Then this is my room," he said again, showing the small debris scattered on the floor.

As a result of the 5,8 SR earthquake rocking Bali, not a few people who were at the location of the heart exercise incident.

"To be honest, I'm still nervous. The first earthquake shock wasn't too bad, but the second shock felt like the Lombok Earthquake. "I really took cover under the table," said Twitter user escapeartistes Bali Rocked by an Earthquake which was previously tagged by Jennyjusuf.

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Nana Mirdad

The 5,8 SR earthquake also caused artist Nana Mirdad's house to crack in Bali. Quoted from Celebrity Okezone com The daughter of veteran actor Jamal Mirdad, who lives in Bali, showed a video of her and her family members running out of the house trying to save themselves.

“The earthquake was really strong. The earthquake was really loud. Are you okay?" Naysila Mirdad's older sister asked all her family members in the video she uploaded on Instagram Story. Bali Rocked by Earthquake!

He also showed parts of his house that were cracked due to the 5,8 SR earthquake. “My house cracked, wow. "It's no wonder we were so fast here," he said. (y)

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