Photos of the magnitude 4.8 quake that struck Bali, Indonesia on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
The quake killed at least three people and injured seven. Disaster officials said the quake death toll is not expected to rise.
“The quake was felt strongly for five seconds,” said disaster agency spokesman Abdul Muhari.
“People were panicking and ran from their houses when the quake hit.”
The tremor’s epicentre was far from the main tourist hub in Bali, which is slowly reopening to international visitors after a pandemic shutdown.
Indonesia experiences frequent quakes due to its position on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, an arc of intense seismic activity where tectonic plates collide that stretches from Japan through Southeast Asia and across the Pacific basin.
In January, more than 100 people were killed and thousands left homeless by a 6.2-magnitude quake that struck Sulawesi island, reducing buildings to a tangled mass of twisted metal and chunks of concrete in the seaside city of Mamuju.
A 7.5-magnitude quake and a subsequent tsunami in Palu three years ago left more than 4,300 people dead or missing.
(Photos from Agence France Presse)