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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami - Wikipedia


The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the .... The slip did not happen instantaneously but took place in two phases over a period of several minutes: Seismogr...

Boxing Day tsunami: How the 2004 earthquake became the ...


Dec 22, 2014 ... In the case of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, warnings were issued so authorities and the public could react – but this did not happen in ...

What caused the massive 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami - The Hindu


Dec 24, 2014 ... On December 26, 2004 morning walkers and fishermen residing along ... This earthquake occurred along a thrust fault in the subduction zone ...

11 Facts About the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami | DoSomething.org ...


The December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was caused by an earthquake that is thought to have had the energy of 23,000 Hiroshima-type atomic bombs.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Case study: Boxing Day Tsunami, 2004


On 26 December 2004 a tsunami occurred in the Indian Ocean. It was the result of ... In open ocean the tsunami measured less than 1 metre high. The tsunami ...

Why did the South Asian tsunami happen? - Religious tolerance


Jan 15, 2005 ... Why did the South Asian tsunami happen. ... On 2004-DEC-26 -- the day after Christmas -- at 0758 local time (0058 GMT), an unusually ...

Tsunami Science: Advances Since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tragedy


Dec 26, 2014 ... As the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami approaches on Dec. ... In 2004, the tsunami waves approached coastal Indonesia just nine minutes after the .... How Japan's 2011 Earthquake Happened (Infographic).

Why Earthquakes and Tsunamis Occur in the Sumatra Region


Why Earthquakes and Tsunamis occur in the Sumatra Region ... frame of volcanic activity that rises directly from the mantle to the surface and thus does not move with the plates. ... The red star shows the epicenter of the 2004 earthquake.

After the 2004 tsunami: rebuilding lives, salvaging communities ...


Dec 23, 2009 ... After the 2004 tsunami: rebuilding lives, salvaging communities. Five years after .... The impact of what happened that day has stretched far beyond the obvious. The tsunami acted ... Nok's mother did not survive. Her body was ...

Indian Ocean Tsunami-December 26 2004


Most tsunamis occur in the Pacific because the ocean basin is rimmed by the Ring of Fire, a long ... The Pacific Ocean does have a Tsunami warning system.