Video of Imam Leading Prayer amid quake in Indonesia Goes Viral

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More than 1,000 tourists were being evacuated from Indonesia's tiny Gili islands. CBS2's Ben Tracy reports.

The quake measured 7.0 magnitude has also affected other stars holidaying in the area, with Chrissy Teigen and Gary Barlow telling fans about their experience on the island.

Soldiers have pulled a man alive from the rubble of a large mosque that collapsed in northern Lombok during Sunday night's powerful quake.

Thousands of tourists wait on a beach to be evacuated from the Indonesian island of Lombok after a huge quake.

Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling after a powerful natural disaster, while rescuers doubled down on efforts to find the dead, pulling another body from the rubble. The death toll is expected to rise.

Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said on Wednesday more than 156,003 refugees had been created by the quake, a day after admitting assistance had not reached all because of road closures, and markets and shops standing empty.

"The number of victims keep rising", BNPB spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told reporters on Wednesday. Among the many buildings destroyed on Lombok were two homes which housed around 80 underprivileged children.

Rescuers pulled a body from a pancaked pile of broken concrete and twisted reinforcing bar that once held together the multi-storey Jabal Nur Mosque, whose green dome had shattered and collapsed.

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The epicentre of the quake was in northern Lombok, a more residential, less developed part of the island.

Nugroho said the death toll will increase and that more than 230 people were seriously injured. In 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami killed 226,000 people in 13 countries, including more than 120,000 in Indonesia. Thousands of homes and buildings were damaged and those displaced camped wherever they could - in sports fields and on roadsides, cobbling together ramshackle shelters and building campfires for warmth.

"I am crying... he did not even flinch, even though it is allowed to leave your prayer during an quake", said Indonesian cleric Yusuf Mansur, who shared the clip to his two millions followers on Instagram. "His two-story house collapsed and buried him".

The quake has left at least 131 dead and devastated much of the infrastructure in Lombok.

Across much of the island, once-bustling villages have been turned into virtual ghost towns, with residents sleeping out in the open - scared to stay near their shattered homes amid hundreds of aftershocks.

Lombok airport's general manager said airlines had been laying on extra flights since yesterday and that his staff had been providing stranded passengers with blankets and snacks.

Association of Indonesian Tour and Travel Agencies (ASITA) chairman Ketut Ardana said SITA had provided free transportation to help the evacuees arrive at their next destinations.

The Bali Tourism Agency also provided free transportation to different tourist spots, such as Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu and Ubud. On Lombok, soldiers and other rescuers carried the injured on stretchers and carpets.

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