Lombok quake deaths rise to 91, "massive" damage

7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Indonesia a Week After Another Deadly Temblor

At least91people were killed when a 6.9-magnitude natural disaster and strong aftershocks rocked Indonesia's resort islands of Bali and Lombok on Sunday, causing people to rush out of homes, hotels and restaurants.

"Our hearts go out to those affected and who have lost loved ones".

Muhamad Juanda, who narrowly escaped the mosque collapse, said 100 people were praying inside when the earth began to roll.

Ali from Italy is tweeting: "My sister called me from Lombok and she was absolutely terrified, she said she was up a tree after the quake and a tsunami is coming".

Video showed screaming people running in panic from houses in a Bali neighborhood and vehicles rocking.

Carlos Romartinez, a 24-year-old Spaniard who was also waiting for a flight out of Lombok, said he had chose to head instead to the island of Flores to the east.

The US Geological Survey said the quake, off the north coast of the island, struck 10km (6.21 miles) underground.

Around 1,000 houses and other buildings were damaged in the province, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency, adding that the injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals and clinics. A Tsunami warning posted then lifted after the initial quake, might be reinstated to cope with the tragedy.

The travel agency is working with customers now in or set to travel to Lombok to help them adjust and rebook their travel arrangements, she said.

The tremor came a week after a shallow 6.4-magnitude quake hit Lombok, killing 17 people and damaging hundreds of buildings.

"We are aware that the Indonesian authorities are allocating additional resource to the evacuations, including on Gili Trawangan".

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"We are cutting short our holiday because I can't walk and we're just not in the mood anymore, more in the mood to see our loved ones", said the 26-year-old, sitting on a trolley with his leg bandaged.

The agency expects the number of victims to rise as search and rescue operations continue.

Aid agencies said their current priority was to provide shelter for the terrified residents that are too scared to return to their homes.

One day on, the usually-picturesque holiday hotspot is a scene of mayhem as panic-stricken tourists look to make their getaway as officials evacuate the islands. There had been a half-hour evacuation at the Lombok airport following the quake because the electricity went off. TV showed crying women consoling each other outside Lombok's airport.

He was working on his laptop in his hotel room on the 10th floor when the room suddenly shook violently.

Dutton told Fairfax the quake "was powerful enough to put us on the floor".

My thoughts and prayers for everyone in Lombok and Bali.

"Everyone's a bit shaken but all well".

Model Chrissy Teigen, who was in Bali with singer-husband John Legend and their two children, live-tweeted the shaking.

She live tweeted the natural disaster to her 10.6m followers.

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