On the 28th September 2018, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The earthquake triggered a tsunami warning, which was lifted soon after. However, not long after this, a tsunami hit the coast around the city of Palu, wiping out buildings, killing hundreds of people.
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Major 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi prompting a tsunami alert, hours after a milder quake hit the same area. https://t.co/wMJRaRu0iF pic.twitter.com/TexwbXwX5Z
— geogabout 🌍 (@geogabout) 28 September 2018
Live updates provided on Guardian website while the event unfolded.
Drone footage shows extent of damage in Palu: