Indonesia, M 6.4 Lombok Earthquake

05:47 Jul 29 2018 West Nusa Tenggara

Indonesia, M 6.4 Lombok Earthquake Indonesia, M 6.4 Lombok Earthquake
= Update =
After one week of operations, the emergency response period in West Nusa Tenggara Barat province is extended until 11 August 2018. BNPB updated that the earthquake caused 17 fatalities, 365 injuries, 8,871 people displaced & more than 14,000 houses damaged.

A major M 7.0 Earthquake occurred on 5 August 2018, 1845 hrs UTC + 7 within the same area, after hundreds of aftershocks.

This page will not be updated any further due to this new earthquake source, please monitor

= Initial report =
1) A M 6.4 Earthquake occurred on 29 July 2018 05.47 hrs (UTC +7), with epicenter at a depth of 24 km and located at 8.4 S & 116.5 E or around 47 km northeast of Mataram City, West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia (BMKG). No tsunami generated by this event, until 22:00 (UTC +7), 213 aftershocks were recorded (BMKG), and a landslide was observed in Mount Rinjani. The event caused by the activity of Flores Back Arc Thurst, triggered by deformation with thrust fault mechanism (BMKG).
2) AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring & Response System (DMRS) triggered “Watch” Alert.
3) The earthquake felt in Lombok, Bali and Sumbawa Island with the reported intensity around II-VII MMI (BMKG; BNPB), with a total population exposed of around 14 million.
4) Rapid assessment is currently undertaken by municipalities Local Disaster Management Agency (BPBDs), BPBD West Nusa Tenggara Province and BPBD Bali Province and reported to BNPB:
15 people died (confirmed, including 1 Malaysian citizen), at least 40 injured, 6,237 displaced,
more than 1,000 houses damaged in four municipalities. See AHA Centre Flash Update for details
5) Actions taken: Local and national government and non-government organizations started search & rescue, health assistance, setup of command post and evacuation camp and distribution of relief items.
6) At this stage, there is no indication that international assistance will be requested or welcomed.
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: West Nusa Tenggara


Death: 15
Injured: 40
Affected Families: 478800
Affected Persons: 2394000
Displaced Persons: 6237
Evacuation Centre: 6


Damaged houses: More than 1000Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 5Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): Bridges, mosques, templesAccess to early warning: Yes

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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