July 2018 Lombok earthquake facts for kids
President Joko Widodo inspected the damage on the worst hit area after an earthquake struck Lombok
|Depth||14.0 km (8.7 mi)|
|Fault||Flores Back Arc Thrust Fault|
|Areas affected||West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia|
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe)|
A Mw 6.4 earthquake struck the island of Lombok on the morning of 29 July 2018 at a shallow depth of 6.4 km (4.0 mi). Large damage was reported in the area, and authorities said that 20 people were killed in the earthquake while hundreds were injured.
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A SAR team at Mount Rinjani
July 2018 Lombok earthquake Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.