Fatalities Reported After Indonesia Earthquake, Many Injured

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the island of Lombok in Indonesia on Sunday, killing at least 14 people in the popular vacation destination and sending residents running from collapsing buildings. In addition to the fatalities, at least 162 people were injured, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency.

More than 1,000 homes were damaged by the earthquake. The earthquake struck around 5:45 a.m. Sunday local time and had a shallow depth of 7.5 kilometers (4.6 miles), according to the United States Geological Survey.

The island is about 140 miles east of Bali. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is trying to determine how many people are missing. Volunteers joined police and rescue teams to assist the wounded and look for survivors.

Source: Indonesia earthquake: 10 dead, 40 injured as 6.4 magnitude quake strikes Lombok island today – live updates – CBS News

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