10:56 GMT +321 November 2018
Listen Live
    Hospital staff treat patients outside a hospital after an earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok island, in Mataram on August 5, 2018.

    Tsunami Warning Issued After Magnitude 7 Quake Hits Indonesian Island (VIDEO)

    © AFP 2018 / RITA SISWATI
    Asia & Pacific
    Get short URL
    230

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics BMKG on Sunday issued a tsunami warning following a powerful 7-magnitude earthquake in the area of the Lombok Island, located in the south of the country.

    According to the data of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake was registered at a depth of 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles), two kilometers to the east-southeast of the Loloan settlement in the north of the island at 11:46 GMT.

    READ MORE: Strong 6.4 Magnitude Quake Rocks Tourist Island in Indonesia — USGS

    There have been no immediate reports about casualties or damage caused by the earthquake.

    Last week, a 6.4-magnitude quake on Lombok killed 14 people.

    Related:

    Twitter-Quake as US Rapper Claims He's Giving Away All His 'Evil' Money to Fans
    Strong 6.4 Magnitude Quake Rocks Tourist Island in Indonesia - USGS
    Twitter-Quake as Guardians of the Galaxy Director Sacked Over Old Tweets
    Magnitude 6 Quake Strikes Off Vanuatu - USGS
    Tags:
    Earthquake, tsunami, island, Indonesia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik