JAKARTA- Climate Indonesia. A catastrophic devastating earthquake hit Indonesia last Friday destroying of Palu areas.  Government Officials toll reporters so far they registered 384 people killed are expecting to raise in following days.

For time being all communications system are damaged in , as a result, relief officials efforts are not one hundred percent so not be to correctly the rescue operation properly.

From now it really to get any from Donggala regency, affected area in the north side of Palu the closest point the epicenter of the 7.5 magnitude quake.

A massive evacuation diligence operated In Palu, than 16,000 people were evacuated to place to avoid aftershock effects particularly in the place such as Donggala, on the island of Sulawesi.

remind you Palu the of Sulawesi province, a highly populated area the end of a narrow bay on the coast of Sulawesi island, estimated population of 379,800 in 2017.

The was celebrating its 40th was a day off for workers, students and government officials and the earthquake after the hit during the festive , made this Friday a very sad one.

Another affected Donggala, this site a regency stretching along than 300 km (180 miles) of coastline in the northwest of Sulawesi island. The Regency, administrative region below a province, had estimated population of 299,200 in 2017.

The Sulawesi where a fishing and farming area is badly hit also, will have a huge economic impact on the population because this area is the economic backbone of the . Because the Sulawesi this province is the pivot market , especially for trade between the coastal region of Donggala, the Nickel mining exploitation, and the commercial exchange rapport existing between this province and the show area in Morowali, on the opposite coast of Sulawesi.

This is not the first time Palu and Donggala hit by tsunamis several times in the past 100 , to Indonesia’s Disaster Mitigation Agency.

In 1938, a killed than 200 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in Donggala. A also struck western Donggala in 1996, .

Indonesia is very delicate sits on the dangerous seismically Pacific Ring of Fire a well high-risk area and is regularly hit by earthquakes and tsunami .

are of the devastating earthquakes and tsunamis hit this region in the most recent :

– 2004: A major quake on the western coast of Indonesia’s Aceh province in Sumatra on . 26 triggered a tsunami that struck 14 , 226,000 people along Indian Ocean coastline, more than half of in Aceh.

– 2005: A series of strong quakes hit the western coast of Sumatra in late and early April. Hundreds died in Nias Island, off the coast of Sumatra.

– 2006: A 6.8 magnitude hit of Java, Indonesia’s most populated island, triggering a tsunami that smashed the southern coast, nearly 700 people.

– 2009: A 7.6 magnitude quake struck near the city of Padang, of Sumatra province. More than 1,100 people were killed.

– 2010: A 7.5 magnitude quake hit one of the Mentawai islands, off Sumatra, triggering up to a tsunami of up to 10 meters that destroyed dozens of villages and killed 300 people.

– 2016: A shallow quake hit the Pidie Jaya regency in Aceh, causing destruction and panic as people were reminded by the devastation of the deadly 2004 quake and tsunami. No tsunami was triggered this time, but more than 100 were killed by fallen buildings.

– 2018: Major quakes hit Indonesia’s tourist island of Lombok, killing more than 500 people, mostly on the side of the island. The quake destroyed of buildings and left of tourists temporarily stranded.