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Indonesia Earthquake: Magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia's Lombok island on Thursday, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the Southeast Asian nation's meteorology and geophysics agency.


Reuters Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 11:08 IST Indonesia
Indonesia Earthquake: Magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia
  • A Reuters witness said the latest quake sent people into the streets in panic and caused buildings to collapse. (Image Credit: Twitter)

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit Indonesia's Lombok island on Thursday, causing some buildings to collapse, according to witnesses and the Southeast Asian nation's meteorology and geophysics agency.

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.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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