2004 Indian Ocean yirdquauk an tsunami

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2004 Indian Ocean yirdquauk
US Navy 050102-N-9593M-040 A village near the coast of Sumatra lays in ruin after the Tsunami that struck South East Asia.jpg
Aceh in Indonesie, the maist devastated region struck bi tsunami
Date 26 December 2004 (2004-12-26)[1]
Oreegin time 00:58 UTC
Magnitude 9.1 Mw[1]
Depth 30 km (19 mi)[1]
Epicentre 3°18′58″N 95°51′14″E / 3.316°N 95.854°E / 3.316; 95.854Coordinates: 3°18′58″N 95°51′14″E / 3.316°N 95.854°E / 3.316; 95.854[1]
Teep Megathrust
Auries affectit Indonesie (mainly in Aceh)
Sri Lanka
Indie (maistly in Tamil Nadu)
Thailand
Maldives
Somalie
Tsunami Yes
Casualties At least 228,000 tae 230,000 dead an mair missin[2][3][4][5]

The 2004 Indian Ocean yirdquauk occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December wi an epicentre off the wast coast o Sumatra, Indonesie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Magnitude 9.1 – OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA". U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
  2. If the daith toll in Myanmar wis 400–600 as claimed bi dissident groups there, rather than just 61 or 90, mair nor 230,000 fowk would hae perished in tot frae the tsunami.
  3. Earthquakes with 50,000 or More Deaths
  4. "Indonesia quake toll jumps again". BBC News. 2005-01-25. Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  5. Indian Ocean tsunami anniversary: Memorial events held 26 December 2014, BBC News