The quake hit the tourist island of Lombok

More than 90 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok.

The tremors were also felt in neighbouring Bali.

Rescuers worked all night to try to find people trapped under rubble.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says as far as it is aware no Irish citizens are among the casualties

However it says through the Embassy in Jakarta they are supporting a number of Irish citizens intending to leave the affected area.

Around 1-thousand tourists have fled Lombok.