Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits south of Bali, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits south of Bali, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit south of Bali, Indonesia at 17:45 UTC on March 18, 2020 (01:45 LT, March 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. 

The epicenter was located 256 km (158 miles) S of Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).

The USGS issued a green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There are likely to be no affected structures in this region.

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