The USGS said it would have been felt to a moderate level on the island and less in the neighboring tourist island of Bali. An quake killed more than 430 people there earlier this month.
"People started to scream and cry".
USGS estimated the depth of the latest tremor at 7.9 km (4.9 miles) and said the epicenter was on the northeastern shoulder of the island at the foot of Mount Rinjani.
A week before that quake, a tremor surged through the island and killed 17. Homes and a mosque were also damaged, he said.
Only minor damage was reported in Tonga and no reported of damage in Fiji, according to Radio New Zealand.
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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.
A magnitude 7.0 quake that struck Lombok on August 5 killed 460 people, damaged tens of thousands of homes and displaced several hundred thousand people.
In 2004, a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9.3 undersea natural disaster off the coast of Sumatra, in western Indonesia, killed 220,000 people in countries around the Indian Ocean, including 168,000 in Indonesia.
Earthquakes struck near two popular vacation destinations Sunday, one rattling the South Pacific islands of Fiji and Tonga, and another striking Indonesia's Lombok.