Indonesian island hit by another quake, causing landslides

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The quake hit at a depth of 347.7 miles (559.57 kilometres) and was initially reported as magnitude 8.0 before being revised up to 8.2 by the USGC. I realised it was an quake.

On August 5 hundreds of homes were destroyed in a devastating natural disaster that killed more than 430 people in Lombok.

National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the structure had sustained damage in earlier earthquakes. "People started to scream and cry". The evening quake was followed by strong aftershocks. "They're all gathering in an open field, still terrified", said Endri Susanto, a children's rights activist in Mataram.

Residential homes and public infrastructure suffered the bulk of the damage, he added.

Since July 29, the Indonesian island of Lombok has been hit by a series of earthquakes that left more than 430 people dead, 1,300 injured and almost 353,000 displaced.

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The epicenter was in a remote area near Delamar Mountain Road, north of Big Bear Lake.

The economic toll of the quake - including its impact to buildings, infrastructure and productivity - has been estimated to be at least 5 trillion rupiah ($348 million).

The earthquakes Sunday are in the Pacific Ring of Fire, an arc of fault lines circling the Pacific Basin.

Diamba, a French tourist staying in the resort of Amed on Bali's east coast, said by text message that everyone in his hotel ran out of their rooms after the tremor.

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