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10 dead on tourist island Lombok

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By ITN News Editor July 29, 2018 13:45

10 dead on tourist island Lombok

A powerful earthquake has struck a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, killing at least 10 people. The 6.4 magnitude quake hit the central Indonesian island of Lombok. The island attracts tourists from around the world and is located about 40km east of Bali. Many buildings have been damaged and dozens of people have been injured. The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the earthquake was 50km northeast of the city of Mataram, in northern Lombok. It was followed by more than 60 smaller earthquakes, with the largest recorded at a magnitude of 5.7.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 29, 2018 13:45

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