End Times News Update
Sign: Earthquake (6.0M)
Scripture: Matthew 24:7
News Source: MSNBC
Indonesia’s Bali rattled by large quake
Reports of roof collapses, cracks in walls, but no injuries so far
By FIRDIA LISNAWATI
BALI, Indonesia — A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia’s popular
resort island of Bali on Thursday, sending people fleeing from their
homes and hotels in panic. No tsunami alert was issued, and there were
no immediate reports of injuries.
The walls of some temples along the coast crumbled and witnesses told
local radio and television stations they saw some houses with
The U.S. Geological Survey said the 6.0-magnitude quake was centered
60 miles southwest of the island. It hit 36 miles beneath the ocean
“It knocked me off my motorcycle,” said one resident, Miftahul Chusna.
Candy Juliani, a public relations officer for the Sanur Beach Hotel,
said everything in the building was shaking.
“The guests ran from their rooms in panic,” she said.
“We have special emergency routes for this type of situation but
everyone was so scared, they just ignored them.”
Others reported seeing cracks in the walls of their offices or homes.
Indonesia straddles a series of fault lines that makes the vast island
nation prone to volcanic and seismic activity.
A giant quake off the country on Dec. 26, 2004, triggered a tsunami in
the Indian Ocean that killed 230,000 people, half of them in
Indonesia’s westernmost province of Aceh.
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