Borealis Meditation S04E02 Palu Earthquake and Tsunami

Well, we have our first event episode! This episode covers the earthquake and tsunami on September 28, 2018 that hit Palu Indonesia

Listen here:


I have lots and lots of additional information for this one.

Where: Sulawesi Island, 78km N of Palu city in Indonesia
When: Friday September 28, 2018 10:02 UTC
How Big: M 7.8
How Deep: 10.0 km depth

(figure from the second article listed)

USGS Event Page

Articles:

Here is why earthquake magnitude is not what you think it is

Palu 2018 science and surprise behind the earthquake and tsunami

IRIS teachable moments slides

First hand account of the Ferry boat
Video from another boat

Video from the parking structure

Liquefaction:

Video

animation of before and after satellite images of the area of liquefaction

@katborealis

(music used in this episode is podsafe and is Oceanis by David Miles Huber)

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Episode 7: Tsunamis, Volcanoes and Magnetite!

Episode 7: Tsunamis, Volcanoes and Magnetite!

Sorry about the chair creaking! oops…
Indonesia Tsunami and volcanic eruption
Map: the area we are talking about, the blue marker to the east is Merapi
and maker to the west is the earthquake location

Warning Systems Often Don’t Help Tsunami Victims

More Merapi info:
Magnetite:
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