Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island
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Published time: 19 Aug, 2018 04:44 Edited time: 19 Aug, 2018 04:50

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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

A strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck Indonesia's Lombok island. The quake's epicenter is located at a shallow depth of 7.9km. The island has been hit by a series of quakes recently, killing hundreds of people.

In early August, Lombok suffered a magnitude 6.9 quake, followed by over 300 aftershocks. A total of at least 436 people have been killed as the tremors leveled buildings.

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