Tsunami warning after 7.0 natural disaster strikes near Indonesia's Bali

Tsunami warning after 7.0 earthquake strikes near Indonesia's Bali

Seawater had entered two villages as high as 10cm and 13cm, Karnawati said later.

The Indonesian government's geological agency BMKG say an a tsunami warning has been issued, according to their latest statement on Twitter.

The quake struck off the north coast of Lombok island.

The model and prolific tweeter, 32, jumped on social media as a magnitude 7.0 natural disaster rocked Lombok and aftershocks shook the holiday home she is staying in sparking a tsunami warning.

In July, over 680 people were trapped on a volcano on tourist island Lombok, after a deadly natural disaster hit the island nation.

In Bali, model Chrissy Tiegen tweeted "oh my god".

Shortly after the quake, a 4.9-magnitude aftershock struck near Tanahsong Daya and a 5.4-magnitude aftershock shook Tanjung, the USGS reported.

The quake was felt for several seconds in neighouring Bali, about 100km away, where people ran out of houses, hotels and restaurants.

A handout photo made available by the US Geolocial Survey on Sunday shows an intensity map of a 7.0-magnitude quake on Lombok island, Indonesia.

Another resident Rita Siswati, 47, said the quake knocked out electricity and patients were evacuated from the main hospital.

Much stronger than the last one in Lombok that we felt in Bali'. Indonesia is located in the Ring of Fire, an area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean, which is vulnerable to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

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