Indonesia, Earthquake in Bali

09:08 Jul 17 2019 Bali

Indonesia, Earthquake in Bali Indonesia, Earthquake in Bali
Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 07.18.35 WIB, the South Indian Ocean region of Bali-Nusa Tenggara was rocked by a tectonic earthquake. The BMKG analysis results show that the initial information on this earthquake has the power M = 6 which is then updated to M = 5.8. The epicenter of the earthquake is located at 9.08 LS and 114.55 BT coordinates, or precisely located at sea at a distance of 80 km south of Kota Negara, Jembrana Regency, Bali Province at a depth of 104 km.

Southern earthquake in Java-Bali-Nusa Tenggara, taking into account the location of the epicenter and the depth of the hypocenter, it seems that a moderate depth earthquake is caused by the subduction activity of the Indo-Australian Plate which infiltrated beneath the Eurasian Plate. The results of the analysis of the source mechanism indicate that this earthquake was produced by rock deformation with a sloping thrust fault mechanism.

The earthquake was reported to be felt in the MMI Badung area, MMI Nusa Dua IV-V, Denpasar, Mataram, Central Lombok, West Lombok IV MMI, Banyuwangi, Karangkates, Sumbawa, East Lombok, North Lombok III MMI, Jember, Lumajang II- III MMI . Until now there have been no reports of damage caused by the earthquake. The modeling results show that the earthquake did not have a tsunami potential

As of 7:50 a.m. WIB, BMKG monitoring results have not shown aftershock activity. People are encouraged to remain calm and not be affected by problems that cannot be justified.

Communities are encouraged to remain calm and not be affected by problems that cannot be justified. To avoid buildings that are cracked or damaged by an earthquake. Check and make sure your building is earthquake resistant, or there is no damage due to earthquake vibrations that endanger the stability of the building before you return home.

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Jakarta, July 16, 2019
Head of the BMKG Earthquake and Tsunami Center

RAHMAT TRIYONO, S.T., Dipl. Seis, M.Sc.
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Bali


Injured: 7
Affected Families: 7
Affected Persons: 28


Damaged houses: 7Damaged public buildings / facilities: 50

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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