Where Did the Tsunami Happen?

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The 2004 Tsunami happened in the Indian Ocean with Indonesia being the epicentre. Other countries affected were, India, Malaysia, Somalia, Thailand, and Sri Lanka. It was the third largest earthquake ever recorded on a seismograph that killed about 230,000 people.
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The tsunami that killed around 230,000 people in 14 countries with coasts on the Indian Ocean happened on December 26, 2004. The earthquake that caused the tsunami had a magnitude around 9.1 and 9.3. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake
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