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Tectonic earthquake in Bali feels until the island of Lombok


BaliNews.xyz | Tectonic earthquake magnitude 5.0 on the Richter Scale that hit the Karangasem regency, Bali, Thursday (9/11/2017) at around 05:54 Indonesian time was felt to Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara.

"The earthquake shock was felt up to several areas on the island of Lombok, especially in the city of Mataram," said Head of Mataram Geophysics Station Agus Riyanto, when contacted Antara.

The epicenter is located at sea at coordinates 8.26 degrees south latitude - 115.57 degrees east longitude, at 11 kilometers east of Karangasem, at a depth of 10 kilometers.

According to Agus, the impact of the earthquake based on community reports, in the form of weak to moderate shocks in Denpasar and Karangasem (Bali), and Mataram (NTB), in intensity scale II Earthquake Intensity Scale (GIS) Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG ) or III "modified mercalli intensity" (MMI).

In addition, in Kuta (Bali), shocks are felt on the intensity scale of I-II SIG or II-III MMI. In that area earthquake shocks are felt by some people.

"But based on the modeling results show that the earthquake is not a potential tsunami," he said.

Judging from its depth, the earthquake is a kind of shallow earthquake due to local fault activity.

Until 06.39 Wita, BMKG monitoring result shows 4 times aftershock activity.

Agus appealed to residents in the coastal areas of Bali and Lombok, remain calm and not affected by issues that can not be justified truth.

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