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Sulawesi Indonesia 7.5 earthquake & tsunami

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https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/natural-wonders/powerful-earthquake-rocks-central-sulawesi-in-indonesia/news-story/dd583a421c9da919879ad42be5453747

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The powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia’s central Sulawesi has claimed dozens of victims, a disaster official said Saturday, as rescuers raced to reach the region.

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a press conference that four hospitals in the central Sulawesi city of Palu have reported 48 dead and hundreds of injured.

He said “many victims” were still to be accounted for..........."..........

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832 died - and rising.  Liquefaction took place

Looting is now taking place

 

 

 

 

Liquefaction in Sulawesi Indonesia:

 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/30/indonesia-tsunami-cries-for-help-from-rubble-amid-fears-thousands-dead

What is liquefaction?

Liquefaction takes place when loosely packed, water-logged sediments at or near the ground surface lose their strength in response to strong ground shaking. Liquefaction occurring beneath buildings and other structures can cause major damage during earthquakes. For example, the 1964 Niigata earthquake caused widespread liquefaction in Niigata, Japan which destroyed many buildings.

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2018/oct/01/indonesia-tsunami-death-toll-expected-to-rise-as-rescuers-try-to-reach-donggala-live  (this is a really desperate situation)

Indonesia tsunami: death toll rises to 844 as rescuers struggle to get to victims - live

Authorities warn toll could reach ‘thousands’ after 6m waves and earthquake struck city of Palu in Sulawesi

Mass burials to begin in devastated Palu

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BarbaraTherese

Death count passes 1400

Aftershocks continuing

Volcano begins to erupt

Food and water running out

Looting continues. Many people desperately searching for food

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Latest from the natural disaster Sulawesi Indonesia :

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Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: All the latest updates

Death toll in Indonesia's earthquake-tsunami disaster passes 1,571 as aid operations continue.

Indonesia earthquake: In Palu disaster, grief has no religion today

In Indonesia, anger builds at 'slow' disaster recovery effort today

Over 70,000 homeless after Indonesia disaster today

Relief and rescue operations continue in Indonesia after a massive earthquake and tsunami, as time runs out to find survivors one week after the dual disasters struck Sulawesi Island.

According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management on Friday, the death toll from the quake and tsunami has risen to 1,571.

More than 70,000 homes were destroyed or damaged by the magnitude 7.5 quake that struck on September 28, launching waves as high as six metres that slammed into Sulawesi at 800 km/h.

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