A Powerful Earthquake Hits Indonesia’s Island Lombok

A Powerful Earthquake Hits Indonesia’s Island Lombok

Recently a powerful Earthquake with 6.4 magnitudes has hit Indonesia’s Island Lombok. The Lombok Island was one of the most visited spots of Indonesia. The Earthquake left people of Lombok divested as around 10 has died and many building has got big damage.

The Earthquake was started in the early morning. Most of the people were in sleep and don’t get any major change to escape.

As a result, more than 40 people are injured by the earthquake. Many of them have trapped in the collapsed buildings.

According to the Jean-Paul Volckaert, one of Lombok resident “We jumped out of our beds to avoid anything falling on our heads” as he woke up with the earthquake.

However, the earthquake on Lombak was sustained for around 20 or 30 seconds.

Jean-Paul Volckaert also added that “I’ve been walking around but so far there is no damage. We were very surprised as the water in the pools was swaying like a wild sea”.

As he doesn’t get any injuries but most of the people have facing several injuries during the earthquake.

Along with local resided, some tourist were also injured. As far as East Lombok police confirm, some Malaysian tourist who have visited popular hiking destination Mount Rinjani of Lombok, are once who have also died for this major earthquake.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has said that the source of this earthquake is at the northern part of the Lombok Island.

One of the spokespeople of disaster mitigation agency, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho has observed the whole scenario of the earthquake.

He said, most of the people have gathered into the open places all around the Lombok. And also shares some images of collapsed hours, walls, and rooftops.

However, the main target of the officials is to evacuate and rescue peoples and make everything normal.

Indonesia is located on just above the “Ring of Fire”. Witch cost regular earthquake and tsunami all around Indonesia.

The recent earthquake doesn’t create any tsunami but leaves lots of damage that has to recover.

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