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In Indonesia the death toll at an earthquake has increased up to 1234 people - RIA Novosti, 10/2/2018


MOSCOW, 2 Oct — RIA Novosti. The number of the victims of an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has reached 1234 people, the representative of National administration on natural disaster response (BNPB) of the country on air of national television has said. © Photo: The air traffic controller during an earthquake has at the cost of the life saved AirNav Indonesia In Indonesia laynerrany regional mass media reported that the number of the victims of natural disaster in Indonesia exceeds 1,2 thousand people. The press conference of the representative of BNPB was broadcast by Kompas TV channel. In the morning on September 28 the coast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi had had earthquake measuring 6,1 near the city of Palu. Is later in the same area one more earthquake measuring 7,4 and a number of aftershocks has been recorded. The tsunami up to two meters high has fallen upon Palu. Indonesia is a part of a so-called Pacific fiery ring (a powerful tectonic break). In this area of the globe the most active tectonic plates, one of which moves with a speed of seven centimeters a year, settle down. Annually seismologists register six-seven thousand earthquakes measuring over 4,0 here.

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