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At least 91 dead, hundreds injured by earthquake in Indonesia

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Indonesia’s popular tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The powerful quake struck at a depth of 10.5 kilometers off the north coast of Lombok, a little over a mile from Loloan village, on Sunday night local time, the USGS said.

Indonesia’s agency for meteorology, climatology and geophysics issued a tsunami warning just minutes after the earthquake hit.

The agency later declared the warning over.

PHOTO: A magnitude 7.0 struck off the north coast of Indonesias Lombok island, Aug. 5, 2018.ABC News
A magnitude 7.0 struck off the north coast of Indonesia’s Lombok island, Aug. 5, 2018.

It was not immediately clear what the extent of the damage was in the aftermath of the quake. An image from Lombok showed swarms of people outside in the street, away from buildings, as an ambulance rushed by.

Another image from the neighboring island of Bali showed structural debris that had crushed parked motorbikes on the road.

PHOTO: A policeman examines debris that fell and crushed parked motorbikes following a strong earthquake on nearby Lombok island, at a shopping center in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, Aug. 5, 2018.Johannes P. Christo/Reuters
A policeman examines debris that fell and crushed parked motorbikes following a strong earthquake on nearby Lombok island, at a shopping center in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, Aug. 5, 2018.

Many people in the area, including American model Chrissy Teigen, took to Twitter to say they felt shaking and trembling.

Teigen has been vacationing in Bali with her husband, musician John Legend, and their two young children, Luna and Miles.

“Bali. Trembling. So long,” Teigen tweeted Sunday.

“So many aftershocks,” she tweeted again.

Bali. Trembling. So long.

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) August 5, 2018

Oh man. We are on stilts. It felt like a ride. 15 solid seconds of “hooooooly shit this is happening”

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) August 5, 2018

So many aftershocks ??????

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) August 5, 2018

Earthquakes are common in Indonesia, which is situated on the “Ring of Fire” seismically active hotspot encircling the Pacific Ocean. In late 2004, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake off the island of Sumatra triggered a tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people in various nations around the Indian Ocean.

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