Indonesia: Magnitude 6.2 quake hits East Java, Bali

Local authorities were checking for any damage caused by the tremors, according to residents posting on social media



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By Reuters

Published: Tue 6 Dec 2022, 1:21 PM

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled Indonesia's Bali and Java islands on Tuesday, the country's geophysics agency said.

The quake occurred off the southern coast of East Java province, at a depth of 10km, and 305km southwest of Denpasar, Bali, the agency said, adding that it was not expected to trigger a tsunami.

Local authorities were checking for any damage caused by the tremors, which were felt strongly in East Java province and Bali, according to residents posting on social media.

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