The death toll after Indonesian quake rises to 91

Indonesia Struck by 2nd Massive Earthquake in a Week

Indonesia's Lombok Island hit by deadly earthquake

A powerful natural disaster rocked the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Bali on Sunday, killing at least 82 people, injuring hundreds and damaging thousands of homes just a week after another quake in the region killed 16 people.

The quake knocked out power in many areas, and parts of Lombok remained without electricity today.

As hopes of finding more survivors faded, a humanitarian crisis loomed for thousands left homeless and in desperate need of clean water, food, medicine and shelter.

Sunday's quake came a week after another that hit east Lombok, killing 12 people.

The death toll continued to rise hours after the quake, with disaster officials putting the count at 82 early Monday morning. Numerous dead were from northern and western parts of Lombok.

Another said: "Not so big as yesterday but was quite sustained". "Heard screams", he wrote. Power went out for a while. "Lots of cracks, fallen doors".

The tremor was powerful enough to be felt on the neighboring island of Bali where, BNPB said, two people died.

One mother Helen Milne told the BBC that her daughter, Laura, from Oxfordshire, is on Gili T. She said: 'They are stuck on the island and are reporting rioting, fighting, and people can't get on boats. People filled the streets", said Michelle Lindsay, an Australian tourist.

Videos showed screaming people running in panic from a shopping mall and a neighbourhood in Bali where parked vehicles swayed. "Death count is expected to increase still", the disaster management agency said.

The tsunami warning saw people pour out of their homes to move to higher ground, particularly in North Lombok and Mataram, the capital of West Nusa Tenggara province.

Saffron Amis, a British student visiting the Gili Islands off the northwest coast of Lombok, told Reuters by text message that dozens of tourists were evacuated to a hill after the quake.

Due to the previous quake in Indonesia, last weekend, structures on the island of Lombokwere already weakened.

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake sparked terror among tourists and locals alike, coming just a week after another deadly tremor surged through Lombok, killing at least 17 people.

At least one person was killed by falling debris and dozens of buildings and temples were damaged on the majority-Hindu island, said I Wayan Karnawan, head of the local disaster mitigation agency in Bangli regency. Amid collapsed homes, some hotels seemed to have shut, restaurants were empty and beaches deserted. So my family and I have to sleep here.

There was two more strong secondary quakes and more than 60 aftershocks.

"It was just a lot of panic because no one knew what was happening". Some of them said their own houses had been destroyed but they were still helping us". At that magnitude it released more than five times the energy of the quake a week earlier, the USGS website showed.

The epicentre of the quake was the northern slope of Mount Rinjani, near where the previous quake struck a week ago.

Everyone on the Island of God and Lombok is scared.

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