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JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Strong quake cuts power across Indonesian island

JAKARTA, Indonesia— The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 1:25 a.m. A strong earthquake has cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok and toppled buildings. The shallow magnitude 6.9 quake that hit just after 10 p.m. Sunday is one of multiple powerful earthquakes in the northeast of the … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | The Latest: Strong quake cuts power across Indonesian island

SEMBALUN, Indonesia | Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia’s Lombok island

SEMBALUN, Indonesia — Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the tourist hot-spot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people. A shallow quake Sunday evening was measured at magnitude 6.9 by the U.S. Geological Survey and … Continue reading SEMBALUN, Indonesia | Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia’s Lombok island

TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

TANJUNG, Indonesia — On Indonesia’s earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities. Villagers in Tanjung district prayed in a field Friday in front of their … Continue reading TANJUNG, Indonesia | Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

MATARAM, Indonesia | The Latest: Soldiers pull man alive from collapsed mosque

MATARAM, Indonesia— The Latest on an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 9:00 a.m. Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque that collapsed in northern Lombok during Sunday night’s powerful earthquake. Video shot by a soldier on Monday shows the rescuers shouting “Thank God” as the … Continue reading MATARAM, Indonesia | The Latest: Soldiers pull man alive from collapsed mosque

MATARAM, Indonesia | The Latest: Pope prays for dead and consolation for grieving

MATARAM, Indonesia  — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Lombok island (all times local): 7 p.m. Pope Francis has expressed great sadness over the loss of life and destruction of property caused by Indonesia’s quakes. In a telegram Monday, Francis also offered his “heartfelt solidarity” for those affected. The message said he was … Continue reading MATARAM, Indonesia | The Latest: Pope prays for dead and consolation for grieving

MATARAM, Indonesia | Powerful quake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island, 82 dead

MATARAM, Indonesia — A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 82 people and shaking neighboring Bali, one week after another quake on Lombok killed more than a dozen. The latest quake, which triggered a brief tsunami warning, damaged buildings as far away as Denpasar on Bali, including … Continue reading MATARAM, Indonesia | Powerful quake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island, 82 dead

MATARAM, Indonesia | Powerful quake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island, 39 dead

MATARAM, Indonesia  — A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 39 people and shaking neighboring Bali, one week after another quake on Lombok killed more than a dozen. The latest quake, which triggered a brief tsunami warning, damaged buildings as far away as Denpasar on Bali, including … Continue reading MATARAM, Indonesia | Powerful quake rocks Indonesia’s Lombok island, 39 dead