May 8th, 2010
02:33 AM ET

Quake strikes near Indonesian coast

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off the coast of the Sumbawa region of Indonesia on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake, which ran 12 miles (20 kilometers) deep, happened at 11:22 a.m. (10:22 p.m. ET Friday). It struck about 208 miles (336 kilometers) east of Bali.


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  1. jstmyview

    You see, what happened is they made pact with the "Devil".

    May 8, 2010 at 9:11 am | Report abuse |
  2. Keith

    And its gonna keep happening if we keep sucking all the oil out of the earth that keeps the tectonic plates from rubbing together and causing earthquakes!!!

    May 8, 2010 at 11:46 am | Report abuse |