Another major quake rocks Lombok

North Lombok, W. Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA News) – Another major quake 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Lombok again when workers were still busy looking for dead bodies below the rubble of building that collapsed in Sundays quake 7 on the Richter Scale .

The quake hit at 13.25 local time with epicenter in the sea 6 kilometer northwest of North Lombok at a dept of 12 kilometers, the Meteorology office (BMKG) said .

The BMKG said the jolt was an after shock of the quake on Sunday Aug 6 and it would not cause tsunami

The big after shock cause panic among the people still in trauma after the two big quakes earlier on July 29 and August 5 that left more than a hundred of people dead on the tourist island.

The quake on July 29 left 16 people killed and the one on Aug 5 the quake left at least 105 people dead on the island.

All the victims were local people although many foreign tourists were in Lombok when the quake hit on Aug 5.

Source: ANTARA News