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2019年3月17日星期天，在松巴哇島和龍目島附近的巴厘島東部發生了兩次強烈地震。 第一次地震發生在下午3:07 WITA，在東龍目島東北約24公里的10公里深處測得芮氏 5.8級。2分鐘後發生第二次地震，芮氏5.2級，並在第一次接近第一次。 與地震有關的40名來自龍目島北部Tiu Kelep瀑布的國內和馬來西亞遊客因地震引發 的山體滑坡被隔離。救援人員立即派出4輛救護車前往瀑布的位置。搜救工作人員的初 步報告證實，有5名遊客因受傷而被疏散，2人因山體滑坡而死亡，還有一些人受輕傷。 在東龍目島當局報告財產損失，一些簡單建造的建築物倒塌，至少有四處受傷。隨著減 災官員繼續盤點和調查地震的影響，財產損失和傷害報告可能會升級。
Two earthquakes of significant strength struck on Sunday, March 17, 2019, to Bali’s East near Sumbawa and Lombok. The first earthquake struck at 3:07 pm WITA and measured 5.8 Richter scale at a depth of 10 kilometers, some 24 kilometers northeast of East Lombok. The second earthquake hit 2 minutes later, measuring 5.2 Richter scale and struck in close proximity to the first.
In connection with the earthquakes 40 domestic and Malaysian tourists visiting the Tiu Kelep Water Fall in North Lombok were isolated by landslides triggered by the earthquake. Rescue worker immediately dispatched 4 ambulances to the waterfall’s location. Initial reports from Search and Rescue workers confirmed 5 tourists were evacuated due to injuries, 2 had died due to the landslide, and a number more suffered minor injuries.
In East Lombok authorities report property damage with the collapse of some simply-built structures connected with at least four injuries.
Property damage and injury reports may escalate as disaster mitigation officials continue to inventory and survey the effects of the earthquake.