Indonesia, M 7.0 Lombok Earthquake

18:46 Aug 5 2018 Lombok Island

Indonesia, M 7.0 Lombok Earthquake Indonesia, M 7.0 Lombok Earthquake
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1) A Magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred on 5 August 2018 18:46 hrs (UTC +7), with epicenter at a depth of 10 km and located at 8o22’12.0” S & 116o28’48.00” E (inland), in the area of West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia (BMKG). The earthquake felt in Lombok, Bali and Sumbawa Island with the reported intensity around II-VIII MMI. Around 3,848,000 people exposed to intensity V-VII MMI (InaSAFE, BNPB).
2) Despite being an inland earthquake, Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System (InaTEWS, BMKG) immediately triggered tsunami warning for North Lombok and East Lombok regencies, with a maximum potential tsunami height of 0.5 m. A minor tsunami with maximum height 0.135 m was observed in Carik, North Lombok Regency. As of 5 Aug 2018. 20.50 (UTC +7), BMKG has cancelled the tsunami warning.
3) West Nusa Tenggara Province (NTB) Governor already declared emergency response period until 11 Aug 2018. All schools are closed in the province.
4) Around 3.8 people affected, directly exposed to strong intensity V-VII MMI. BNPB confirmed 91 people died, 209 injured, 10,170 people displaced, and more than 14,000 houses damaged.
5) Local and national organizations are engaging in intensive emergency response.
6) AHA Centre established contact with the leadership in National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) and sent a condolence letter on 5 August 2018 following the earthquake, to offer assistance. ASEAN Emergency Response & Assessment Team (ERAT) & relief items from Disaster Emergency Logistic of ASEAN (DELSA) are on stand-by for potential deployment and mobilization.
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Lombok, Bali


Death: 392
Injured: 1353
Affected Families: 878172
Affected Persons: 3512689
Displaced Persons: 387067


Damaged houses: 67875Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 458Damaged medical facilities (e.g. hospital): 10Damaged public buildings / facilities: 20Access to early warning: YesCost of Damage (USD): 138 millionCost of Assistance (USD): under estimation

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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