5 August 2018 Lombok earthquake facts for kids
A collapsed mosque in North Lombok
|Depth||31.0 km (19.3 mi)|
|Fault||Flores Back Arc Thrust Fault|
|Areas affected||Bali and West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia|
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe)|
|Tsunami||10.0 cm (3.9 in)|
28 July 2018 22:47:37 (UTC)
29 July 2018 06:47:37 (WITA)
19 August 2018 04:10:22 (UTC)
663 total aftershocks
|Casualties||563 dead, +1,000 injured (includes casualties from all of the earthquakes that affected Lombok in August)|
The epicentre was located inland, near Loloan Village in North Lombok Regency. The earthquake caused tsunamis across the coastal region of the city. In the aftermath of the earthquake 259 people were confirmed killed while more than 1,400 were confirmed injured. More than 165,000 people were displaced.
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Focal mechanism of the earthquake by the USGS.
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