Thursday, 18 October, 2018

Huge Indonesia quake rocks Lombok island

Tsunami warning after 7.0 M earthquake off Lombok island - Indonesian geological agency Earthquake in Lombok: 7.0 Magnitude Quake Rocks the Tourist Island in Indonesia Again
Jay Anderson | 05 August, 2018, 20:14

The tremble came a week after a magnitude-6.4 quake killed 14 people on the tourist island.

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre confirmed that a magnitude 7 undersea quake struck near Sumbawa Region, Indonesia.

The quake felt in parts of neighbouring island Bali, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region.

There are no current reports of any casualties by Indonesian officials.

The latest quake, which triggered a brief tsunami warning, damaged buildings as far away as Denpasar on Bali, including a department store and the airport terminal, where ceiling panels were shaken loose, authorities said. In late 2004, a magnitude 9.1 natural disaster off the island of Sumatra triggered a tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people in various nations around the Indian Ocean.

"All the hotel guests were running so I did too". People filled the streets.




Chrissy Teigen was literally shaken Sunday after being trapped in an natural disaster on a family vacation in the popular Indonesian tourist mecca of Bali.

Eyewitnesses said a number of aftershocks have rattled parts of Indonesia after the initial quake.

Teigen has been vacationing in neighboring Bali with her husband, musician John Legend, and their two young children, Luna and Miles.

"It felt like a ride", she wrote.

Chrissy, who is pretty active on social media, got social media in a tizz when she began to live tweet her experience, writing there were 'so many aftershocks'.

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