Quake shakes some Indonesian islands, damages temple in Bali

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A Balinese man stands near a damaged temple in Bali, Indonesia Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
A Balinese man stands near a damaged temple in Bali, Indonesia Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

Denpasar, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities say a subsea earthquake shook Bali, Lombok and East Java on Tuesday, causing damage to homes and temples.

The geophysics agency said the quake didn’t have the potential to cause a tsunami.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.7 quake was centered 82 kilometers to the southwest of Denpasar on Bali at a depth of 91 kilometers.

The national disaster agency posted photos on its Twitter account showing a damaged Hindu temple in Bali and a damaged house in Banyuwangi in East Java.

A strong earthquake on Sunday in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged dozens of homes in North Maluku province.

Indonesia is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific “Ring of Fire.”