Sep 4, 2012

The Whole World Is Not Shaking, It Just Seems Like It Is

6.4 earthquake strikes Indonesia south of Java

September 3, 2012 INDONESIA - A powerful 6.4 -magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia off the island of Bali in the wee hours this morning, but no destruction, injuries, or tsunami warnings have been reported so far. The epicenter was 172 miles south of Denpasar at a shallow depth of just 5 miles, AFP reports. Indonesia is located on the so-called “Ring of Fire,” where the clashing of continental plates leads to regular volcanic and seismic events. –Newser