The incident happened almost a decade back while we were still in college and didn't sign up yet for the corporate rat race it's probably too. On 26 december 2004 a tsunami occurred in the indian ocean it was the result of the indio-australian plate subducting below the eurasian plate it was caused by an earthquake measuring more than magnitude 9 the earthquake caused the seafloor to uplift, displacing the seawater above in open ocean. The 2004 indian ocean earthquake, the 2004 earthquake and tsunami seem to be the deadliest natural disaster since either the 1976 tangshan earthquake or the. Naval ha/dr topic week by cdr andrea h cameron in less than a century, the notion of humanitarian assistance evolved from a global rarity to a. An overview shows meulaboh city under water on 28 december 2004 afp the boxing day indian ocean earthquake and tsunami in 2004 was the deadliest in recent history, killing at least 220,000.
According to official estimates in india, 10,136 people were killed and hundreds of thousands made homeless when a tsunami triggered by the 2004 indian ocean earthquake near the indonesian island of sumatra struck the southern coast on 26 december 2004. Earthquake and tsunami in the indian ocean, 26 december 2004 the tsunami that occurred on december 26, 2004 was the worst tsunami ever recorded, in. The 2004 indian ocean earthquake (indonesian: gempa bumi dan tsunami samudra hindia 2004, malay: gempa bumi dan tsunami lautan hindi 2004, thai: แผ่นดินไหวและคลื่นสึนามิในมหาสมุทรอินเดีย พศ 2547, tamil: 2004 இந்தியப்.
The great earthquake and tsunami of 26 december 2004 in southeast asia and the indian ocean. Indian ocean tsunami of 2004, tsunami that hit the coasts of several countries of on december 26, 2004, at 759 am local time, an undersea earthquake with a longterm environmental damage was severe as well, with villages, touristnbsp. 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.
The 2004 indian ocean earthquake was initially documented as having a moment magnitude of 88 in february 2005 scientists revised the estimate of. An earthquake on december 26, 2016 in the indian ocean set off a chain of events that led to a vicious tsunami and an immense amount of destruction. How terrible the december 2004 indian ocean tsunami disaster was everybody now realizes the importance of the study of tsunamis and tsunami disasters.
The 2004 indian ocean earthquake, known by the scientific community as the sumatra-andaman earthquake,  was an undersea earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 utc (07:58:53 local time) december 26, 2004, with an epicentre off the west coast of sumatra, indonesia. The 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami: how it happened, why we didn’t see it coming, and the effects of the disaster by: michael diaz. Also known as, 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami, south asian tsunami, indonesian tsunami, the christmas tsunami.
The 2004 indian ocean tsunami lifted the seabed and moved it sideways along a 1,600 km (1000 mile) crack in the earth’s surface the indian plate slipped beneath the burma plate during the earthquake. 2004 boxing day tsunami facts a 92 magnitude earthquake which occurred off the us geological survey said it believed the indian ocean tsunami released energy. Three months after the indian ocean earthquake-tsunami report health consequences and who's response general overview in the early hours of the morning of sunday 26 december 2004 a massive earthquake measuring 90 on the richter scale struck the west of northern sumatra.