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7.0 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island, several dead

7.0 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island, several dead

Mr Turnbull says he would offer Australian support to Indonesia when he speaks to President Joko Widodo later in the day.

"At this stage, we have no reports of Australians being injured", he told the Nine network.

Model Chrissy Teigen has shared her shock and worry in real-time during a powerful and deadly quake in Indonesia with her social media followers.

The model, along with singer-husband John Legend and their two children, felt the shaking on neighbouring Bali on Sunday.

Before the quake struck, Teigen had been sharing bits of her island vacation with followers.

An Australian tourist who felt the impact of the deadly Indonesian natural disaster has described the scenes of panic and chaos as he and his partner attempted to find their way out of their Bali hotel.

The death toll is expected to rise with hundreds injured and thousands of houses damaged, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said in a statement on Monday.

The area continued to be rattled by aftershocks from the quake, which occurred days after a 6.4 tremor hit Lombok on July 29, killing 14 people and injuring 162 people.

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Officials initially reported that at least three people had been killed. A 6.4-magnitude quake shook the island July 29, killing more than a dozen people and briefly stranding hundreds of hikers on the slopes of a volcano.

At the time of writing, it is being reported that at least 39 people are dead after an quake rocked the tourist island of Lombok.

Another strong quake has struck Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok.

"Please go to a place with higher ground, while remaining calm and not panicking", Dwikorita Karnawati, head of the agency for meteorology, climatology and geophysics, told local TV. However, an initial warning of a tsunami with waves of up to half a meter was later withdrawn.

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam was among those caught in the 7.0 magnitude natural disaster that struck Indonesian tourist island Lombok yesterday, that killed 39 people.

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 U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake at magnitude 7.0.

Lombok, which is located east of Bali and makes up part of the Lesser Sunda Island chain, is a popular tourist destination, known for mountains, beaches and surf.