Rinjani volcano (Lombok Island, Indonesia): magnitude 6 earthquake triggers landslides, more than 500 hikers trapped
Mon, 30 Jul 2018, 06:1706:17 AM | AUTORE: T
Following the strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake yesterday, which occurred right under the volcano, landslides and mudflows triggered by the quake damaged some of the access routes to the National Park and partially made them impassable.
Location of the earthquake near Rinjani and submitted "I-felt-it" reports
According to new reports, a large number of hikers are currently trapped in the park, about 500 in the area of Segara Anakan and 60 in Batu Ceper.
Rescue efforts by helicopters and search teams are underway. The volcano itself does not seem to have been affected so far by the earthquake.
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