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2 dead as multiple quakes rock Indonesia’s Lombok island

Seismologists record a series of quakes throughout Sunday, the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday, followed nearly 12 hours later by a late evening quake measuring 6.9 and at least 5 more significant aftershocks — (MATARAM, Indonesia) Multiple earthquakes – including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor – struck Indonesia’s Lombok on Sunday, August 19, …

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Indonesia quake toll jumps to 164, survivors wait for aid

‘There are still some evacuees that have not yet been touched by aid, especially in North Lombok and West Lombok,’ says national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho — (MATARAM, Indonesia) The devastating earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok was “exceptionally destructive” and wiped out entire villages in the worst-hit regions, relief agencies warned …

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Lombok earthquake leaves 156,000 homeless as death toll hits 131

Around 1,477 people are severely injured, with tens of thousands of homes damaged. Authorities say the death toll of 131 is likely to rise — (TANJUNG, Indonesia) The death toll from a powerful earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok rose above 130 on Wednesday, August 8, as authorities appealed for food, clean water and …

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Indonesia earthquake: lack of equipment hampers rescue efforts

Some rescuers forced to dig by hand after Lombok earthquake that killed at least 98 people — Rescuers on the Indonesian island of Lombok have been struggling to reach possible survivors after the devastating earthquake due to a lack of equipment. In some districts in northern Lombok, authorities said more than half the homes had …

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