(Saturday, 21 September, 2019)
Magnitude 7 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island: USGS
JAKARTA – A major earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok island Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, just a week after a quake killed 17 people on the holiday island.
The latest quake had a magnitude of seven and struck just 10 km underground, the USGS said.
Officials have issued a tsunami warning and urged people to move away from the ocean.
"Please go to a place with higher ground, while remaining calm and not panicking," Dwikorita Karnawati, head of the agency for meteorology, climatology and geophysics, told local TV.
91 killed, 9.6 million people affected by floods in eastern India
Can India keep momentum of opening up?
Azerbaijan's new president takes office
India, China troops in high-altitude clash: officials
Leave a Comment
Your Credentials are safe with us