Indonesia is shaken by powerful earthquakes

The Indonesian island of Lombok continues to suffer from powerful earthquakes.

An earthquake of magnitude 7 occurred on the Indonesian island of Lombok yesterday. The epicenter of the tremors was 70 km east of the city of Mataram. The heath lay at a depth of 10 km.

On Sunday morning in the same area, tremors with a magnitude of 6.3 were recorded at a depth of 7 kilometers.

The death toll in the earthquake on the densely populated Indonesian island of Lombok has risen to 10 people, another 24 have been injured, the National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) of the country reported on the Facebook page.

A representative of the Indonesian Emergency Situations Service said that the earthquake was felt clearly, many people panicked from their homes in panic. Underground shocks were felt also in the largest city of Lomboka Matarama and on the neighboring island of Bali.

On August 5, an earthquake with magnitude 7 occurred on Lombok. 436 people became victims of that natural disaster.