More than 500 hikers evacuated from Mount Rinjani after Lombok quake

The students camped at an open area in Sembalun in north-east Lombok after the quake on Sunday

An natural disaster, measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale, struck Indonesia on Sunday, killing 16 and injuring several.

'They were absolutely terrified. "There have been many aftershocks, although they are not strong so far".

Foreign tourists saved by Indonesian joint rescue team came from Thailand, France, Spain, Switzerland, the United States, Britain, China, Singapore, Canada, Australia, Germany and several Middle East countries.

Hundreds of other hikers managed to get off the mountain on Sunday, according to officials.

The final six trekkers reached the bottom of the mountain on Tuesday morning, bringing to a close a massive search and rescue effort involving nearly 200 personnel, Nugroho told CNN.

Rising some 3,726 metres (12,224 feet) above sea level, the peak is the second-tallest volcano in Indonesia and a favourite among sightseers keen to take in its expansive views.

His body was not recovered earlier because the trail to his location had been closed as a precaution in the aftermath of the quake.

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Hundreds of buildings were destroyed across Lombok, including a health clinic, and Sutopo said more than 220 people suffered serious injuries.

Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said there were 203 aftershocks throughout July 29, following the natural disaster.

Challenging conditions, including more than 120 powerful aftershocks, meant numerous hikers were unlikely to reach the bottom...

Among the dead are one Malaysian, with six injured, the Malaysian foreign ministry said.

There have been more than 270 aftershocks after the initial powerful quake.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited affected areas on Monday and promised financial support for those who have lost their homes.

Earthquakes are common in Indonesia, which is located on the seismically active "Ring of Fire" on the rim of the Pacific Ocean. In 2004, a 9.1-magnitude natural disaster near Sumatra prompted a tsunami and led to more than 230,000 deaths.

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