How the wave spread: 26 december 2004 after the quake struck, the resulting tsunami radiated across the indian ocean, from indonesia to sri lanka and beyond image copyright noaa/getty images. Capture of news about tsunami 2004 from various news channel. 2004: thousands die in asian tsunami massive sea surges triggered by an earthquake under the indian ocean have killed over 10,000 people in southern asia, with many more feared dead an 89 magnitude earthquake under the sea near aceh, north indonesia, at 0759 local time (0059 gmt) generated the biggest tsunami the world has seen for at least. The december 26, 2004 m=91 sumatra-andaman earthquake occurred along a tectonic subduction zone in which the india plate, an oceanic plate, is being subducted beneath the burma micro-plate, part of the larger sunda plate the interplate thrust where it interesects the sea floor along the sunda.
This eyewitness assessment of damage from the earthquake and tsunami yields lessons for engineers on december 26, 2004, at 07:58:50 local time, a powerful earthquake, moment magnitude (mw) 92, occurred in the indian ocean. At 07:59 local time (00:59 utc) on 26 december 2004, a moment magnitude (m) 93 megathrust earthquake occurred along 1300 km of the oceanic subduction zone located 100 km west of sumatra and the nicobar and andaman islands in the eastern indian ocean [stein and okal, 2005. Tsunami on the 26th december 2004 nearly 250,000 dead, including about 200,000 in sumatra, indonesia approximately 50,000 died in sri lanka and the countries bordering the bay of bengal and some european countries, mostly tourists in thailand. Hi, here are some pics mom took during the tsunami of boxing day 2004 what we experienced here in seychelles was mild compared to what was experienced closer to the epicentere.
Yes, the earthquake and tsunami on december 26, 2004 were very powerful and deadly events yes, the destruction is horrible and very sad but, a brighter day is coming. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami share flipboard email print photo of tsunami damage in indonesia from the 2004 tsunami why did so many people die on december 26. The thai government reported 4,812 confirmed deaths, 8,457 injuries, and 4,499 missing after the country was hit by a tsunami caused by the indian ocean earthquake on the 26 of december 2004 the first location where the tsunami was noticed was on the similan islands, a famous diving site located about 70 km from phang nga town in pha nga. The 26 december 2004 indian ocean tsunami in the republic of seychelles report of the canada- unesco indian ocean tsunami expedition, 19 january - 5 february 2005. Indian ocean 2004 tsunami: incredible then and now photos from december 26 disaster indonesian girl lost in 2004 tsunami discovered alive in nearby district this article was first published on.
On december 26, 2004 morning walkers and fishermen residing along the eastern coast of india observed a strange phenomenon of the sea receding few hundred metres inside exposing parts of the coastal s. Foreign tourists far out on the sand after the water receded react as the first of six tsunami waves started to roll towards hat rai lay beach, near krabi in southern thailand, on december 26, 2004. Sumatra earthquake and tsunami - indonesia - december 26, 2004 the whole world was shaken by the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck indonesia around 8 am on december 26, 2004, an earthquake of magnitude 91 hit northern sumatra in indonesia, and then shook most of the world by causing the deadliest tsunami in human history. Tsunami, december 26, 2004 our vacation in thailand took an ominous turn the day after christmas during the monumental indian ocean tsunamis on december 26, my wife, my son and i had just arrived at the south end of patong beach, on the island of phuket, one of the severely impacted beach areas in thailand.
Banda aceh, indonesia, before and after the 2004 tsunami photos taken before and after the arrival of a massive tsunami highlight the destruction of banda aceh, indonesia, on december 26, 2004 the tsunami was generated by a magnitude-91 earthquake that occurred only 30 metres (98 feet) beneath the floor of the indian ocean. Indian ocean tsunami, 2004 brief overview of the disaster by countries the december 26, 2004 natural disaster 2005 [bappenas] tsunami: impact and recovery. Tsunami is hosted and maintained at the university of washington by the department of earth and space sciences this website is dedicated to providing general. 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 on december 26, 1956, the.
December 2004: on december 26, a 90 magnitude earthquake struck off the indonesian island of sumatra, triggering a tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people in indian ocean coastal. Tsunami december 26,2004 time line of news tsunami facts a tsunami is a a series of great sea waves caused by and underwater earthquake, land or volcanic eruption.
The indian ocean tsunami generated by the most powerful earthquake in decades on december 26 is believed to have killed more than 150,000 people and made millions homeless, making it perhaps the. The sumatra earthquake of 26 december 2004 share flipboard email a large tsunami triggered by the earthquake spread outward from off the sumatran coast the worst. December 26 2004 one of the worst natural disasters ever hits southeast asia, the strongest earthquake in 40 years, measuring 93 on the richter scale, hits the entire indian ocean region and generates a huge tsunami that crashes into the coastal areas of a number of nations including thailand, india, sri lanka, the maldives, malaysia, myanmar.