Indonesia’s Lombok Hit With Another Strong Quake, Buildings Collapse: Witness
PEMENANG, Indonesia—A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia’s Lombok island on Aug. 9, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the Southeast Asian nation’s meteorology and geophysics agency.
Info Gempa Mag:6.2, 09-Aug-18 12:25:32 WIB, Lok:8.36 LS,116.22 BT (6 km BaratLaut LOMBOKUTARA-NTB), Kedlmn:12 Km ::BMKG
— Humas_BMKG (@InfoHumasBMKG) August 9, 2018
The latest quake was felt strongly on the island and followed a 6.9 quake on Sunday that killed at least 131 people and damaged thousands of houses.
A Reuters witness said the latest quake sent people into the streets in panic and caused buildings to collapse.