KARACHI: A devastating 7.5 magnitude earthquake first hit the city of Palu in Indonesia, which triggered a tsunami that has destroyed properties, roads and bridges and claimed hundreds of lives. President of Indonesia Joko Widodo has called for international help to deal with the crisis.
Here, we document the natural disaster in numbers:
is the number of reported casualties so far
is the number of people who have been affected by the tsunami and the earthquake
is the number of days it has been since the tsunami hit Palu
is the number of convicts that escaped detention facilities following the earthquake
is the number of residents of the city of Palu
is how high the waves were that crashed into the city