Earthquake in Indonesia, no threat to Maldives

  • There is also no threat of a tsunami hitting Maldives
  • Indonesia was hit with a magnitude 7 earthquake near the island of Lombok on Sunday
  • This was the second quake in the region in a week, a 6.4-magnitude hit the island on July 29, killing 17 people

K. Male' | Humaam Ali | 05-August-2018 | Sunday 22:32 | HumaamAli | Local | 1,246

Indonesia was hit with a magnitude 7 earthquake near the island of Lombok on Sunday -- Photo by: Google

The earthquake in Indonesia poses no threat to Maldives, says the Maldives Meteorological Service.

Indonesia was hit with a magnitude 7 earthquake near the island of Lombok on Sunday.

In a tweet right after the disaster, met service stated: “An Earthquake of M 6.7 has occurred in the Sumbawa region, Indonesia on 5th Aug 2018 at 1646 hrs local time. There is no threat to Maldives.”

While a tsunami warning was also issued in Indonesia, there is no threat of a tsunami hitting Maldives.

This was the second quake in the region in a week. A 6.4-magnitude hit the island on July 29, killing 17 people.



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