Indonesia hit by 6.0-magnitude earthquake off island of Sumba
Posted by WebDesk on 2nd October 2018
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Indonesia hit by 6.0-magnitude earthquake off island of Sumba

Four earthquakes measuring up to 6.0 magnitude have hit off the coast of an Indonesian island, says the US Geological Survey.

The tremors were recorded near Sumba island – hundreds of miles south of Sulawesi, which is dealing with the aftermath of a devastating quake and tsunami which hit on Friday.

More than 800 people died in that incident, according to official figures, but the actual number is believed to be far higher.

Indonesian authorities are scrambling to find survivors and provide shelter, food and water for people left homeless.