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Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bali as tourists are evacuated from their hotels in Seminyak

Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bali as tourists are evacuated from their hotels in Seminyak

A massive 6.2 magnitude earthquake has hit Bali. 

Many were woken up by the strong shaking and rattling shortly after 7am local time on Tuesday morning. 

Tourists are being evacuated from their hotels in Seminyak on the southern end of Bali, after the strong earthquake hit just south of the Indonesian island. 

Hotel guests staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Resort in Seminyak were picture being evacuated to the front of the hotel following the earthquake (pictured) 

Tourists are being evacuated from their hotels in Seminyak on the southern end of Bali, after the strong earthquake hit just south of the Indonesian island

Tourists are being evacuated from their hotels in Seminyak on the southern end of Bali, after the strong earthquake hit just south of the Indonesian island 

Hotel guests staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Resort in Seminyak were pictured being evacuated to the front of the hotel following the earthquake.

Witnesses have reported the ‘walls of their house were shaking and dancing’ as strong tremors hit the island.

‘Wow! Felt a pretty big earthquake here in Ubud, Bali just now. No damage just a big shake,’ one witness wrote on Twitter. 

‘Second earthquake in less than a week here in Ubud, Bali, bigger than the last one at 6.2 magnitude!’ another user said.  

‘Woke up to a shaking bed – a strong earthquake in Bali,’ one user tweeted. 

Some sacred buildings have also suffered damages with witnesses reporting rocks collapsing off a temple gate at Nusa Dua. 

More to come 

Some sacred buildings suffered damages with witnesses reporting rocks falling off a temple at Nusa Dua (pictured)

Some sacred buildings suffered damages with witnesses reporting rocks falling off a temple at Nusa Dua (pictured)

Witnesses have reported the 'walls of their house were shaking and dancing' as strong tremors hit the island

Witnesses have reported the ‘walls of their house were shaking and dancing’ as strong tremors hit the island

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