Inside the epicentres of the 2009 Samoa and Indonesia earthquakes | 60 Minutes Australia
Sep 22 2023
Rewind to September 2009 when catastrophe came to paradise. First Samoa, then Indonesia, struck by deadly earthquakes. Thousands were feared dead. In Samoa, a tsunami swept the south coast, bringing destruction to all it touched. The next day, havoc struck Padang in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province. In this episode, you will see scenes of amazing survival and heartbreaking loss.

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