Tuesday, October 18, 2011

6.8 tectonic earthquake Bali 2011

Earthquake shocks occurred in Bali twice on Thursday, October 13, is an example of tectonic forces caused the Earth's plates. Southern coastal islands of Bali and Indonesia is a tectonic earthquake-prone areas.

In addition, institutions also record at least the victims of injury due to earthquake shocks reached 67 people.

The first quake occurred at approximately 10:16 pm with the strength of SR 6.8. Earthquake centers dotted in 143 kilometers southwest of Nusa Dua with coordinates 9.89 degrees south latitude and 114.53 degrees east longitude.

While the second quake occurred at 14:52 pm with the strength of SR 5.6. The point of the quake was at 9.76 LS, BT 114.53 or 131 kilometers badat power Nusa Dua, Bali.

The epicenter was located 143 km in the South West Nusa Dua, Bali. However, shaking an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale with a depth of 10 km was causing damage to buildings in Bali. Some hotel and seminyak bali villa and  villa ta oberoi bali also amaged.

This earthquake was only felt by the people of Bali. Some residents on the island of Java also feel it. At least, residents Banyuwangi and Jember, East Java earthquake shocks felt this twice.