Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude jolts Bali

| Updated: Mar 22, 2017 12:29 IST

Bali (Indonesia), Mar. 22 (ANI): A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has ripped through the Indonesian resort island of Bali. The shock came shortly after 10am AEST, or 7am local Bali time. It is believed to have been centred off the coast of the Indonesian archipelago, with early data placing it about 26km south of Denpasar, reports news.com.au. Many tourists reported feeling a small shaking followed by a larger tremor. The violent quake was reportedly felt by up to three million inhabitants on and around the island. Indonesia is part of the 'Pacific Ring of Fire' and it regularly experiences earthquake and volcanic activity. (ANI)

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