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JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local):
The head of the disaster management agency in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province, Muhammad Rum, says the death toll from an earthquake that hit the tourist island of Lombok has risen to 39.
The magnitude 7.0 quake centered on northern Lombok struck early Sunday evening and was also felt strongly in neighboring Bali, where it damaged buildings.
The article goes on to state the following:
Officials initially reported that at least three people had been killed.
It was the second quake to hit Lombok in a week. A magnitude 6.4 quake on July 29 killed 16 people.
Death toll in Indonesia earthquake now at 39 https://t.co/ThGBQwxiC7
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) August 5, 2018
Death toll rises to 39 in massive earthquake near Bali. Toll could go higher. https://t.co/mXnjIbWEMz
— John Bacon (@jmbacon) August 5, 2018
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 5, 2018
— CNN International (@cnni) August 5, 2018
— adv (@Advskrrr) August 5, 2018
— Lorraine Lopezs (@LorraineLopezs) August 5, 2018
Bali rocked after 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Lombok Island, tsunami alert lifted https://t.co/IF0uVXmaRI
— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 5, 2018
The Latest: Death toll in Indonesia earthquake now at 39 https://t.co/LZda1wdPZp
— Kabar Gempa (@Kabar_Gempa) August 5, 2018
39 dead after earthquake hits Indonesian resort island https://t.co/UjltfpTCfm
— Reseau Entre Aidants (@aYP3fcLuqSi79wg) August 5, 2018
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