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10 Aug 2018 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected potentially affected settlements over Tanjung and Pemenang Districts, in Lombok Utara Regency, as of 7 August 2018, after the 6.9 earthquake, that stroke Lombok Island on 5 August 2018. The analysis was conducted using post-event Pleiades satellite imagery acquired on 7 and 8 August 2018. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis shows an estimation of the settlement size (Hamlet, Little village and Major village) associated to a damage level (Moderately damaged, severely damaged and Destroyed).

08 Aug 2018 description

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck the Indonesian island of Lombok. The neighbouring island of Bali was also affected. At least 91 people are reported to have been killed with many more injured.

Rescue officials reported most of the damage hit Lombok's main city of Mataram where thousands of buildings were damaged, causing widespread power cuts. Many tourists headed for the airport which was affected, but still operational. Others fled for the beach where boats evacuated people to safety.

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