Lombok quake deaths upward thrust to 91, big damage

Lombok quake deaths upward thrust to 91, big damage

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JAKARTA, INDONESIA: The Latest on an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local):

10:20 a.m.

Patients are evacuated to a tent backyard a hospital, following an earthquake in Bali, Indonesia, on Monday.

Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the dying toll from the earthquake on Lombok has risen to ninety one and ought to upward thrust similarly as rescuers still haven’t reached some of the worst affected areas in the north of the island.

Spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there is “massive” damage in north Lombok from the quake that struck early Sunday evening.

He said hundreds of homes and different buildings have been damaged and most of the deaths counted so far had been triggered with the aid of collapsing houses.

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has ordered cabinet ministers and army and police chiefs to speed up the disaster comfort effort.

9:35 a.m.Authorities say foreign and Indonesian travelers are being evacuated from popular holiday islands off the northwest of Lombok following Sunday’s powerful earthquake that killed at least eighty two people.

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said there had been no fatalities amongst travelers on the three islands Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air.

He said three ships had evacuated 1,000 vacationers so far. Four businesses along with the military and the national search and rescue organization are worried in the evacuation.

7 a.m.Thousands of houses had been damaged by means of a effective earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian visitor island of Lombok.

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho stated the death toll had risen to eighty two with heaps injured. Most of the deaths had been induced by way of collapsing houses.

The magnitude 7.0 earthquake early Sunday night struck in the northern phase of Lombok and used to be also felt on Bali, where the airport terminal had ceiling tiles shaken loose.

6 a.m.

Australia’s home affairs minister has tweeted that he and his delegation have been safely evacuated in darkness from a Lombok resort where they have been staying at some point of a regional security conference.

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton informed Fairfax Media that he was on the hotel’s twelfth flooring when the quake struck. He says the quake “was powerful adequate to put us on the floor” and reduce power.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull advised Nine Network television he will name Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday “to provide all the Australian assistance that can be made available.”

He says there are no reports of injured Australians.

4:55 a.m.

Model Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and fear in real-time throughout a powerful and deadly earthquake in Indonesia with her social media followers.

The model, along with singer-husband John Legend and their two children, felt the shaking whilst on vacation in neighboring Bali on Sunday.

“Bali. Trembling. So long,” Teigen tweeted to her 10.6 million followers.

The magnitude 7.0 quake has killed at least 39 humans on the vacationer island of Lombok, about 50 miles (80.5 kilometers) from Bali. A quick tsunami warning went into effect however was later lifted.

The aftershocks unnerved Teigen, too.

“im both nonetheless trembling or these little quakes won’t stop IM TRYING TO BE NORMAL HERE,” she wrote.

1:20 a.m.

The head of the disaster management enterprise in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province, Muhammad Rum, says the demise toll from an earthquake that hit the tourist island of Lombok has risen to 39.

The magnitude 7.0 quake centered on northern Lombok struck early Sunday evening and used to be additionally felt strongly in neighboring Bali, the place it broken buildings.

Officials at the start pronounced that at least three humans had been killed.

It was the 2nd quake to hit Lombok in a week. A magnitude 6.4 quake on July 29 killed 16 people.

9:15 p.m.

An Indonesian legitimate says at least three humans have been killed after a strong earthquake struck the famous traveler island of Lombok.

Najmul Akhyar, district chief of North Lombok, instructed MetroTV that there used to be an electrical blackout so he was unable to check the entire situation, however that at least three people had been killed.

Authorities have lifted a tsunami warning that used to be issued after the quake struck early Sunday evening.

The US Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 7.0 and a depth of 10.5 kilometers (6 miles).

A magnitude 6.4 quake hit Lombok, which is just east of Bali, on July 29, killing 16 people.

8:55 p.m.

Indonesian authorities have lifted a tsunami warning that was once issued after a robust earthquake struck the popular traveler island of Lombok.

Dwikorita Karnawati, head of Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, advised MetroTV that the tsunami warning has ended.

She said the warning was once for the lowest level of tsunami, and that small waves just 15 centimeters (6 inches) high had been detected in three villages.

The US Geological Survey says the quake Sunday evening had a magnitude of 7.0 and its epicenter used to be about 2 kilometers (1 mile) east-southeast of Loloan, with a depth of 10.5 kilometers (6 miles).

A magnitude 6.4 quake hit Lombok, which is just east of Bali, on July 29, killing 16 people.

7:40 p.m.

A sturdy earthquake has struck Indonesia’s famous traveller island of Lombok, one week after some other quake in the identical vicinity killed more than a dozen people.

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency says the today’s quake, which struck early Sunday evening, has the manageable to set off a tsunami.

The US Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 7.0 and its epicenter was once about 2 kilometers (1 mile) east-southeast of Loloan, with a depth of 10.5 kilometers (6 miles).

A magnitude 6.4 quake hit Lombok, which is just east of Bali, on July 29, killing 16 people.

Like Bali, Lombok is known for pristine seashores and mountains. Hotels and other buildings in both areas are not allowed to exceed the height of coconut trees.

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