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Old disaster video resurfaces with false claim it shows '2022 Indonesia earthquake'

Updated on 28/11/2022 at 11:42

An old clip of a village swallowed by soil has been viewed thousands of times on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside the false claim it shows the aftermath of a deadly earthquake that rocked Indonesia's Cianjur regency in 2022. In reality, the clip shows satellite imagery taken when a powerful quake razed swathes of Central Sulawesi's capital city, Palu, to the ground in 2018.