3 killed after M4.8 quake hits Indonesia’s Bali
Written by tokyoclub on October 16, 2021
At least three people were killed after a magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit the Indonesian resort island of Bali early Saturday morning, local authorities said.
A building collapses after an earthquake in Bali, Indonesia, on Oct. 16, 2021. (Photo courtesy of Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency)(Kyodo)
According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, seven others were seriously injured.
The Jakarta-based Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said the quake that occurred at 4:18 a.m. local time was focused at a depth of 10 kilometers.
No tsunami alert was issued. However, people were advised to remain alert and prepared for potential aftershocks.