Structures collapse, residents run in panic after fresh quake jolts Indonesia’s Lombok

Structures collapse, residents run in panic after fresh quake jolts Indonesia’s Lombok

Structures collapse, residents run in panic after fresh quake jolts Indonesia’s Lombok

Written by Reuters

19 Aug, 2018 | 5:45 pm

Reuters – Residents fled in panic after an earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck Indonesia’s Lombok on Sunday (August 19).

USGS estimated the depth of the latest tremor at 7.9 km (4.9 miles) and said the epicenter was on the north-eastern shoulder of the island at the foot of Mount Rinjani.

There was no tsunami warning. Disaster mitigation agency, spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said on a Twitter post that there were no reports so far of casualties.

 


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