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Tsunami warning after Bali, Lombok hit by earthquake

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Meulaboh in Sumatra, Indonesia after the 2005 Tsunami

Meulaboh in Sumatra, Indonesia after the 2005 Tsunami. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Jennifer Rivera.

Indonesia’s resort islands of Bali and Lombok were rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake this evening, prompting a tsunami warning and panic among holidaymakers and residents.

The quake, which struck at a depth of 15km off the north coast of Lombok, comes a week after a magnitude 6.4 quake killed 14 people on the island and prompted a large-scale evacuation of a volcano popular with hikers, Reuters reported.

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By Thai PBS

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