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Sulawesi Tsunami Facts, Date, Earthquake Tsunami at Coastal City Palu, Indonesia

Sulawesi Tsunami Earthquake History, Key Facts, Affected Population, Natural Disaster in Indonesia 

In Indonesia on 28th September 2018,  7.5-magnitude earthquake, and the swirling wall of water it unleashed killed at least 800 people in Palu and destroyed thousands of buildings there, including a shopping mall, a hotel, seaside restaurants, and several mosques.

Water smashed into buildings and swept away homes in the coastal city of Palu, home to 350,000 people.

Rescue workers in Indonesia continued a desperate search for survivors Sunday, two days after a powerful earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami, killing more than 400 people.

Indonesian Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho put the death toll at 405 early Sunday, based on the number of bodies that had been recovered.

Key Facts of Earthquake and Tsunami hit Indonesia 

Island: Sulawesi
City: Palu
County: Indonesia
Earthquake Intensity: 7.5 Ritcher Scale
Centre: 10 Km  deep in the sea 


 

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