2004 Indian Ocean tsunami: Facts, FAQs, and how to help ...

https://www.worldvision.org/disaster-relief-news-stories/2004-indian-ocean-tsunami-facts A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the coast of Sumatra island, Indonesia, set off the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, also known as the Christmas or Boxing Day tsunami, on Sunday morning, Dec. 26, 2004. The magnitude 9.1 quake ruptured a 900-mile stretch of fault line where the Indian and Australian tectonic plates meet.…

15 years ago today: 2004 Indonesia's M9.3 mega-thrust ...

https://strangesounds.org/2019/12/2004-sumatra-andaman-earthquake-anniversary-vs-cascadia.html Dec 26, 2019 · The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami) occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicenter off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. With a magnitude between 9.1 and 9.3, the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake is the third largest earthquake ever recorded on a seismograph.…

Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 Facts & Death Toll Britannica

https://www.britannica.com/event/Indian-Ocean-tsunami-of-2004 Dec 19, 2019 · Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, tsunami that hit the coasts of several countries of South and Southeast Asia in December 2004. The tsunami and its aftermath were responsible for immense destruction and loss on the rim of the Indian Ocean. On December 26, 2004, at 7:59 am local time, an undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra.…

2004 Boxing Day Tsunami: Important Facts and its Impact on ...

https://sciencestruck.com/boxing-day-tsunami-important-facts-its-impact-on-world 26th December, 2004. This day shook the world, as the waters of the Indian Ocean wrecked havoc on the Asian subcontinent. We are referring to the Indian Ocean Tsunami that occurred in 2004, which permanently changed the fate of millions on the planet. This article describes the horror that occurred on that day and tells you how and why it was caused. It is also our tribute to the departed.Author: Gaurav Athavale…

Indian Ocean Tsunami Remembered — Scientists reflect on ...

https://www.usgs.gov/news/indian-ocean-tsunami-remembered-scientists-reflect-2004-indian-ocean-killed-thousands Dec 23, 2014 · Sometimes known as the Christmas or Boxing Day tsunami, the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami is far from a distant memory, a decade after resulting in more than 200,000 casualities. “The tsunami struck after the magnitude 9.1 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake occurred off the northwest coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, causing catastrophic levels ...…

Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanitarian_response_to_the_2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times. On 26 December 2004, the earthquake, which struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, generated a tsunami that wreaked havoc along much of the rim of the Indian Ocean. . Particularly hard-hit were the countries of ...…

On this day in history: 2004 Boxing Day tsunami ...

https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/blogs/on-this-day/2014/12/on-this-day-in-history-boxing-day-tsunami/ Dec 18, 2014 · BOXING DAY – 26 December – marks ten years since the most devastating tsunami in recent history. It was on this day in 2004 that an earthquake under the Indian Ocean generated a series of tsunamis that is thought to have killed upto 230,000 people.…

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake Facts for Kids KidzSearch.com

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake The tsunami was called the Asian Tsunami, or the Boxing Day Tsunami in Australia, Canada, England, and South Africa because it happened on the holiday of Boxing Day. It spread all over the Indian Ocean. The tsunami caused heavy damage to countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.…

The 2004 Tsunami Wiped Away Towns With 'Mind-Boggling ...

https://www.history.com/news/deadliest-tsunami-2004-indian-ocean Oct 02, 2018 · The Boxing Day tsunami would be the deadliest in recorded history, taking a staggering 230,000 lives in a matter of hours. The city of Banda Aceh on the northern tip of Sumatra was closest to the powerful earthquake’s epicenter and the first waves arrived in just 20 minutes.…

Boxing Day tsunami: How the disaster unfolded 10 years ago ...

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-24/boxing-day-tsunami-how-the-disaster-unfolded/5977568 Dec 24, 2014 · The Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 is believed to be the deadliest tsunami in history, killing more than 230,000 people across 14 countries. It began at 7:59am local time on December 26, 2004, when a 9.1-magnitude quake struck off the northern tip of Sumatra in Indonesia.…

Boxing Day tsunami: Facts about the 2004 disaster

https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/2004-indian-ocean-earthquake-tsunami-facts-1480629 Mar 24, 2017 · Boxing Day tsunami: The facts about the 2004 Indian Ocean disaster. The exact death toll still remains unknown. It has been 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami and earthquake devastated parts of Indonesia Sri Lanka, India and Thailand.…

Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 Facts & Death Toll Britannica

https://www.britannica.com/event/Indian-Ocean-tsunami-of-2004 Dec 19, 2019 · On December 26, 2004, at 7:59 am local time, an undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Over the next seven hours, a tsunami —a series of immense ocean waves—triggered by the quake reached out across the Indian Ocean, devastating coastal areas as far away as East Africa.…

The human and financial cost of the Indian Ocean tsunami ...

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/ng-interactive/2014/dec/25/human-financial-cost-indian-ocean-tsunami-interactive Boxing Day tsunami: 10 years on, the scars are not hard to find in Aceh. The Guardian has tracked the fortunes of Nusa, Indonesia, since the deadly wave. A decade on, the shockwaves are still being felt. Published: 25 Dec 2014. Boxing Day tsunami: 10 years on, the scars are not hard to find in Aceh.…

Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanitarian_response_to_the_2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake On 26 December 2004, the earthquake, which struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, generated a tsunami that wreaked havoc along much of the rim of the Indian Ocean. Particularly hard-hit were the countries of Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.…

2004 Boxing Day Tsunami: Important Facts and its Impact on ...

https://sciencestruck.com/boxing-day-tsunami-important-facts-its-impact-on-world The oceanic disaster caused, is also referred to by names such as the Boxing Day Tsunami, South Asian Tsunami, or the Indonesian Tsunami. The disaster started with the subduction of the Indian tectonic plate beneath the Myanmar plate, resulting into the deadly earthquake with its epicenter being near Indonesia.Author: Gaurav Athavale…

15 years ago today: 2004 Indonesia's M9.3 mega-thrust ...

https://strangesounds.org/2019/12/2004-sumatra-andaman-earthquake-anniversary-vs-cascadia.html Dec 26, 2019 · The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami) occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicenter off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. With a magnitude between 9.1 and 9.3, the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake is the third largest earthquake ever recorded on a seismograph.…

What countries were affected by the Boxing Day tsunami ...

https://answersdrive.com/what-countries-were-affected-by-the-boxing-day-tsunami-3674432 The Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 is believed to be the deadliest tsunami in history, killing more than 230,000 people across 14 countries. It began at 7:59am local time on December 26, 2004, when a 9.1-magnitude quake struck off the northern tip of Sumatra in Indonesia.4.3/5(3)…

The Great Tsunami: Quotes of Horror

https://www.thoughtco.com/the-great-tsunami-2833083 Mar 10, 2019 · The year 2004 was witness to one of the greatest tragedies of humankind—the Great Tsunami that wiped out civilization in many parts of South East Asia. Thousands were rendered homeless, and many lost their loved ones. These quotes are glaring reminders of the horrors of the tsunami. When you read these quotes, spend a moment of silence for ...…