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Indonesia: Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) – DG ECHO Daily Map | 16/11/2018 | Post event Tsunami Survey | 7.5 M Earthquake (28 Sept 2018)

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  • The September 28, 2018 Palu Mw7.5 Earthquake in Sulawesi Island in Indonesia triggered an unexpected tsunami that caused damage and loss of lives in the region. A field survey by the UNESCO International Survey Team composed of scientists from Turkey, Indonesia, Russia, Portugal, Italy, Austria and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has been performed between November 07 and 11, 2018 covering the entire coast of Palu Bay up to the earthquake epicenter region.

  • The survey aimed at understanding and document the tsunami effects and also the tsunami generation mechanisms through measuring and observing the tsunami impact.