Indonesia has been hit by a huge earthquake just miles from where the Mount Agung volcano in Bali is at risk of eruption. The 6.7 magnitude quake hit this morning just between the Pacific and Indian oceans. It landed in the Ring of Fire, so-called because a huge number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions take place there. The quake, which hit deep in the ocean, arrived at just after midday UK time.


It is not known yet if there are any injuries and no tsunami warnings . Bali’s Mount Agung has recorded a drop in seismic activity this week but is still at risk of eruption. The volcano has been at the maximum level for more than a month and has seen nearly 200,000 people evacuated. The epicentre of today’s volcano was 60 miles from Basira Satu and at a depth of 300 miles. READ MORE