September 28, 2018
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake occurred off the central Indonesian Island of Sulawesi on September 28th, 2018 triggering a tsunami with 3 meter high waves.
At least 844 people are reported to have lost their lives, 600 have been hospitalized and almost 50,000 people have been displaced. Vice-President Jusuf Kalla has said the final death toll could be in the thousands.
One of the worst affected areas was the city of Palau, where rescuers have limited access to the region.
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A comparison between September 27th, 2018 and October 1st, 2018 displays extensive damage in Palu, Indonesia after the 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami.