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Twitter reacts to Indonesian Muslim imam who undauntedly led prayers despite earthquake

LOMBOK, INDONESIA: Recently, a terrible earthquake hit the island of Lombok and Bali which caused many deaths. An Imam in Indonesia kept praying and reciting the Qur'an as the deadly earthquake hit Indonesia. This is being termed as the definition of unshakable faith.  Lombok is the only 100% Muslim island in the whole world.  The Video since then has gone viral and people around the world have spoken in admiration of the Imam's and people who were standing behind him unshakable faith. Twitterati also had a…

More than 70,000 homeless after deadly Lombok quake

MATARAM: More than 70,000 people have been left homeless in the deadly earthquake that hit Lombok island, forced to sleep in makeshift shelters and lack food, medicine, and clean water, authorities said Wednesday. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake killed at least 105 people and triggered panic among locals and tourists on Lombok on Sunday, just a week after another tremor surged through the holiday island and killed 17. Some 236 people have been severely injured in the latest quake, with tens of thousands of homes…

As death toll on Indonesia’s Lombok tops 100, thousands wait for aid

KAYANGAN:  The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers found victims under wrecked buildings, while thousands left homeless in the worst-affected areas waited for aid to arrive. A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed grocery store in the north, near the epicenter of Sunday’s 6.9 magnitude quake, the second tremor to rock the tropical island in a week. That was a rare piece of good news as hopes of finding more survivors faded…

Powerful quake on Indonesia’s Lombok island kills 91, tourists flee

MATARAM, Indonesia: Daybreak revealed chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said the death toll was expected to rise as information comes in from areas where thousands of buildings collapsed or were badly damaged, especially in the north, the quake’s epicenter. Power and communications were cut…

Magnitude 7 quake strikes north of Indonesia’s Lombok island

JAKARTA: A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off the north coast of Indonesia's island of Lombok on Sunday. It prompted a tsunami warning, but this was later lifted. The quake occurred at a depth of 15 km, the Indonesian Meteorological Agency said. Officials have urged people to move away from the ocean. "Please go to a place with higher ground, while remaining calm and not panicking," Dwikorita Karnawati, head of the agency for meteorology, climatology and geophysics, told local TV. There were no immediate…