What Caused the Sumatra Earthquake?

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Sumatra is an island that is found in western Indonesia and it is the largest island in Indonesia. There are many earthquakes that have occurred in the area with the most noted being the one that occurred in 2004 which was an undersea megaupthrust earthquake. This particular earthquake was caused by subduction which is a process that occurs when a tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate. It led to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
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Tectonic plates are the moving pieces of Earth's crust and outer mantle, which cover the entire planet. These plates are in constant, slow motion, and sometimes bump and slide past
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