Read cnn's tsunami of 2004 fast facts and learn more about the 2004 indian ocean tsunami that followed the world's third-largest earthquake on record. Media in category 2004 indian ocean tsunami kristen bauer hosts a reception to reflect on life in aceh after the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami conspiracy: a nuclear trigger on december 26, 2004, an undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami which devastated south-east asia.
In brief on dec 26, 2004, a 90-magnitude earthquake and tsunami caused incredible destruction and loss of life across five time zones and 14 countries bordering the indian ocean. 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami's wiki: the 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december with the epicentre off the west coast of sumatra, indonesia. The human and financial cost of the indian ocean tsunami - interactive on 26 december 2004, an undersea earthquake sent a wall of water across the indian ocean see how the waves spread, and.
2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami, hanoi, vietnam 1k likes the 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december with the. Indian ocean earthquake and tsunami research group coordinated at the disaster prevention research institute (dpri) in japan for factual information on the disaster and its consequences. Indian ocean tsunami information center was observed worldwide and caused tremendous devastation and deaths throughout the indian ocean region the earthquake. Ten years after the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, imagery shows how affected towns and villages have been rebuilding their shattered communities. The tenth anniversary of the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami killing almost 250,000 people will be remembered on december 26 (photo by paula bronstein/getty images) 21 / 25 dimas ardian.
A powerful earthquake off the coast of sumatra, indonesia, on this day in 2004 sets off a tsunami that wreaks death and devastation across the indian ocean coastline the quake was the second. January 13, 2005 version 10 1 national earthquake hazards reduction program fact sheet indian ocean earthquake/tsunami of december 26, 2004 the december 26, 2004 event in the indian ocean was a rare magnitude 90 earthquake with an. He earthquake that struck northwest of sumatra, indonesia, at dawn yesterday was a perfect wave-making machine, and the lack of a tsunami warning system in the indian ocean essentially guaranteed the devastation that swept coastal communities around southern asia, experts said.
Typically, for an average ocean depth of 4 km, like in the indian ocean/bay of bengal region, the speed of the tsunami waves can go up to 720 km/h or about the speed of a jet airliner. Aceh tsunami museum, located in banda aceh, indonesia, was designed as a symbolic reminder of the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster,. It has been 10 years since the indian ocean tsunami and earthquake devastated parts of indonesia sri lanka, india and thailand the disaster was the world's deadliest tsunami, with over 230,000. Tsunami, indian ocean, dec 26, 2004: first reports on sunday dec 26 2004 described a massive earthquake and tidal waves that killed more than 11,000.
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