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Tsunami in Indonesia: the number of victims has exceeded 380 people

Цунами в Индонезии: число жертв превысило 380 человекAfter the tsunami along the coast was discovered many dead bodies.

At least 384 people were killed in Indonesia by powerful earthquake and tsunami. On Saturday, September 29.

“Many bodies were found along the coastline from the tsunami,” – said in the message.

The representative Agency for disaster management of the country reported that the number of victims can increase. The number of victims, he said.

The disaster has destroyed thousands of homes in Indonesia. In most cities off the electricity and destroyed the bridges.

On the eve off the coast of the island of Sulawesi, near the city of Pala, an earthquake of magnitude of 6.1, followed by several aftershocks, the most powerful – a magnitude of 7.4. After that Palu was hit by the tsunami with a height of two meters.

Earlier it was reported about 30 victims of natural disasters in Indonesia.

Indonesia is part of the so-called Pacific ring of fire (powerful tectonic fault). In this district are the most active tectonic plates, one of which moves with a velocity of seven centimeters per year. Annually seismologists register here six or seven thousand earthquakes of magnitude above 4.0.

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