"I was watching TV when I felt a big shake".
The quake was felt for several seconds in Bali, where people ran out of houses, hotels and restaurants. Thousands of people were evacuated to outside shelters.
A powerful natural disaster struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, shaking neighboring Bali, one week after another quake on Lombok killed more than a dozen.
A person evacuated to the parking lot outside the Mataram City hospital with other patients, following a strong natural disaster, is seen in Mataram, Lombok island, Indonesia August 5, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.
Frightened people poured out of their homes to move to higher ground, particularly in North Lombok and Mataram, the capital of West Nusa Tenggara province, said Iwan Asmara, a Lombok disaster official.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake Sunday evening had a magnitude of 7.0 and its epicenter was about 2 kilometers (1 mile) east-southeast of Loloan, with a depth of 10.5 kilometers (6 miles).
"Walls cracked, it was quite impossible to stand up", he said. And then there was a massive power outage, went dark and then the power came back on within a few seconds.
Travelers at the global airports in Lombok and Bali were thrown into panic and there was minor damage to the buildings but operations were not disrupted, officials said. "Lots of cracks, fallen doors".
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says he was "very lucky" to escape a deadly quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok unharmed.
Bali's worldwide airport suffered damage to its terminal but the runway was unaffected and operations had returned to normal, disaster agency officials said.
Officials initially reported that at least three people had been killed.
The area continued to be rattled by aftershocks from the quake, which occurred days after a 6.4 tremor hit Lombok on July 29, killing 14 people and injuring 162 people.
All New Zealanders on Lombok are being advised to register their details on the ministry's safe travel website and let their families in New Zealand know that they are safe.
Saffron Amis, a British student visiting the Gili Islands off the northwest coast of Lombok, told Reuters by text message that dozens of tourists were evacuated to a hill after the quake.
The Indonesian archipelago, where Lombok and Bali are located, is a part of the Pacific Ring of Fire-an area of intense seismic and volcanic activity. In December 2004, a massive magnitude 9.1 natural disaster off Sumatra triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries.