Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a quake which killed more than 460 people.

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Updated on : 2018-08-19 11:59:48

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island : USGS

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a quake which killed more than 460 people.

Official U.S. Geological Survey earthquake alerts USGS reports “Prelim M6.3 Earthquake Lombok region, Indonesia”

The quake was centred west-southwest of Belanting town in East Lombok, the US Geological Survey said, at a relatively shallow depth of seven kilometres.

The tremor was also felt in the island’s capital Mataram and on the neighbouring resort island of Bali.

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