The undersea quake south of Bali in Indonesia creates a short panic

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An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit south of Indonesia’s Bali. the European Earthquake Monitoring Agency EMSC stated that it causes some inhabitants and tourists on the tourist island to rush out of houses briefly.

There were no instant reports of harm or injury from the quake and there was no tsunami warning given by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center based in Hawaii.

The epicenter was 102 km (62 miles) southeast of Denpasar, the capital of the island, and was 100 km (60 miles).

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7.

One resident said individuals in Denpasar ran out of their pyjamas boarding house after feeling the quake.

They stated that it was powerful enough to make them embrace the suggested drop, cover & hold strategy to survive a quake.

One resident also defined the quake as feeling like a heavy truck or train passing close by.

The quake could also be felt in other towns on the adjacent islands of Lombok and Java, the meteorology and geophysics authority of Indonesia said in a declaration.

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