Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by powerful indonesian earthquake
Using satellite images of Lombok from the days following the August 5 quake, scientists from NASA and the California Institute of Technology's joint rapid imaging project measured changes in the island's surface.
In other places, it dropped by 5-15 centimetres (2-6 inches).
Some 270,000 people are homeless or displaced after the 7.0 earthquake, which damaged and destroyed about 68,000 homes. (AP)
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