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Bali Rocked by a 5,8 SR Earthquake

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The latest news is back from Bali. It's not about how busy certain tourist destinations are, but about Bali being rocked by a 5,8 magnitude 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 by the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), the epicenter was in the coastal waters south of Klungkung, Bali with the epicenter of the earthquake at coordinates 9,36 degrees LS and 115,56 degrees East.

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

Residents Running

Meanwhile, bali innews id reported on the same day that as a result of the 5,8 magnitude earthquake rocking Bali, people ran out of their homes. One resident said the strong tremors of the earthquake made the floor of his house shake.

"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 wife and children.

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

They then just entered the house again after 15 minutes of shaking to make sure the condition of the house. "Fortunately nothing was damaged," 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 that the ceiling in the hallway in front of the hotel room has almost collapsed. "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 while showing 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 shaking was not too bad, but the second shaking felt like the Lombok Earthquake. I actually took cover under the table," said Twitter user escapeartistes, previously tagged by JennyJusuf.

Nana Mirdad

The 5,8 SR earthquake also cracked the house of artist Nana Mirdad in Bali. Quoted from celebrity.okezone.com the daughter of veteran actor Jamal Mirdad, who lives in Bali, showed a video of him and his family members running out of the house trying to save themselves.

"The earthquake was really strong. The earthquake was really loud. Are you okay?” asked Naysila Mirdad's sister to all her family members in the video she uploaded on Instagram Story.

He also showed the part of his house that was cracked by the 5,8 SR earthquake. "My house is cracked, wow. No wonder we were really excited here," he said. (y)


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