Quake hits Bali

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted Bali resort island of central Indonesia on Thursday, the country’s meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The quake struck at 16:54 p.m. local time with the epicenter located 89 km northeast of Karangasem district and the depth at 366 km.

Indonesia is prone to quakes as it lies on a vulnerable quake-hit zone called “the Pacific Ring of Fire.”

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