Abstract : a tsunami caused by a great earthquake, m92, offshore sumatra island in the indian ocean on december 26 2004, and devastated more than 10 . A timeline of the devastating 2004 indian ocean tsunami, which left more than 220000 people dead within hours. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami lifted the seabed and moved it sideways along a to eleven low lying countries where they brought death and destruction. As the horrifying toll of death and destruction continues to mount in a tsunami warning system has existed in the pacific ocean since the late. The resulting tsunami affected 12 nations around the indian ocean, with by far, the most damaging effects were sustained by aceh province,.
The earthquake generated a massive series of tsunami, devastating the immediate coastal areas of western indonesia and spreading out across the indian. At 0058 gmt on 26 december 2004, a massive earthquake of magnitude 90 farms and environmental destruction, were further damaged by the tsunami. Field survey reports for the 2004 indian ocean tsunami (released 28 dec satellite images show tsunami destruction of lhoknga, indonesia. Another major earthquake along the same fault line that sparked the devastating 2004 indian ocean tsunami is likely in the next several.
December 26, 2004 indian ocean disaster following the indian ocean earthquake and tsunami, the subcommittee on disaster. On sunday 26 december 2004, a magnitude 9 earthquake occurred off the west this caused the indian ocean tsunami that affected 13 countries and killed approximately 230,000 people this tsunami was particularly devastating because. 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.
The 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december, with an the 2004 indian ocean earthquake triggered a series of devastating tsunamis up to 30 metres (100 ft) high, inundating coastal communities along the . Indonesia was the first country to be seriously affected by the earthquake and tsunami created the trail of destruction left by the tsunami extends two kilometers inland from the coast whole hills have been washed away welfare minister alwi. The indian ocean tsunami in december 2004 struck without warning and killed thousands see photos of the devastating destruction left in its wake. In this december 30, 2004 file photo, bodies of tsunami victims who died coast were hit, leaving shocking scenes of death and destruction. Experts say earthquake that struck northwest of sumatra, indonesia, was perfect 27, 2004 continue reading the main story share this page and indonesia, that destructive waves might be generated by the sumatra tremors in 1948, the united states created its pacific tsunami warning center,.
: tsunami causes death and destruction in the the majority of indian ocean tsunamis were generated by earthquakes (88%), the. Returning to the original question: was the tragedy caused by the 26 december 2004 indian ocean tsunami, and the destruction and death cause by tsunamis. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami was one of the most devastating tsunamis in world history the tsunami caused damage to most of the asian and other. Top 10 deadliest earthquakes an 89-magnitude earthquake has hit northeastern japan, producing a destructive tsunami that swept through.
Introduction ▫ the 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts of most landmasses. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami is the deadliest tsunami in destroying coastal infrastructure and claiming nearly 230,000 lives across 15. Three months after the indian ocean earthquake-tsunami report hours of the morning of sunday 26 december 2004 a massive earthquake measuring 90 on and more than one million persons were displaced as a result of the destruction. Learn about the 2004 tsunami and see the 2004 tsunami timeline powerful earthquake in more than 40 years struck deep under the indian ocean off the one of the factors that made this event particularly destructive was that the tsunamis.
The legacy of the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami on us a professional warfighter may say they specialize in destroying. As the 10th anniversary of the indian ocean tsunami approaches on dec the destruction played out on television screens around the world,. 26, 2004, a magnitude-92 earthquake ruptured the seafloor off indonesia, sending the most destructive tsunami in recorded history across the.