Melissa Lopez | Report

The resort island of Lombok was struck by a 7.0 earthquake that has left 82 dead.

On early Sunday evening, Lombok, an island, neighboring Bali was struck by a second earthquake this past week. The island was struck by a 6.4 earthquake on July 29; which killed 14 people.

Aftershocks have been reported to be at a magnitude of 5.4. There was also a tsunami warning that was placed but was lifted after waves reached 15 centimeters high.

Recent reports have shown that the death toll has reached 82 and surviving residences and tourists continue to flee to safety.

More details to follow

Feature image from ABC News 


Written by Melissa Lopez-Martinez

Melissa Lopez-Martinez is a third year media student at the University of Guelph-Humber.

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