No tsunami threat after 7.9 magnitude quake near Fiji

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"There have been no reports of death or (serious) damage but people are traumatised". The park has been closed since that incident.

"We felt the first tremor and then we didn't really take notice of it until it kind of shook again and that went on for much longer, about 20 or 30 seconds or so and that's when we realised it was probably an quake".

Residents are reporting that the quake caused big landslides in Belanting village, East Lombok.

The tremor was also felt in the island's capital Mataram and on the neighbouring resort island of Bali.

"Everybody ran outside their house".

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Endri Susanto told AFP: "People are traumatised by the previous earthquakes, and aftershocks never seem to stop".

Another strong tremor rattles the Indonesian island of Lombok after a magnitude 7.0 quake on August 5 damaged tens of thousands of homes and displaced several hundred thousand people.

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More than 350,000 people fled their homes after that quake to shelter in government-provided tents or makeshift structures in open fields.

And a fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok late this afternoon.

A man carries a framed picture of Indonesian President Joko Widodo from a school damaged by an natural disaster in Gunungsari, Lombok, on Aug 12.

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