As a result of the 7.0 SR earthquake, Lombok Airport was vacated

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Sunday, August 05 2018 - 22:50 IWST

Airport Illustration
Airport Illustration

INDUSTRY.co.id - Lombok - North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara was rocked by an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale or SR at 18.46 WIB.
 
Lombok International Airport when the earthquake occurred was crowded with foreign and domestic tourists. Airport officials immediately announced that all visitors immediately leave and vacate the airport to an open area.

As a result of the earthquake, several flights had to be delayed until an undetermined time.

The 15-kilometer earthquake had the potential to cause a tsunami. Communities around the shoreline have also been encouraged to evacuate themselves to higher ground and stay away from homes.

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