Noaa's national weather service pacific tsunami warning center home indian ocean (discontinued) tsunami messages for the caribbean sea. It took nearly three hours for the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, the deadliest natural disaster in human history, to travel from its epicenter near sumatra, indonesia, to the eastern coasts of india and. In the 2004 indian ocean tsunami drawback was not reported on the african coast or any other east-facing coasts that it reached. A powerful earthquake off the coast of sumatra, indonesia, on this day in 2004 sets off a tsunami that wreaks death and devastation across the. On this day, ten years ago, a magnitude 91 earthquake struck beneath the indian ocean near indonesia, generating a massive tsunami that claimed more than 230,000 lives in fourteen different countries, one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded. The most deadly tsunamis in recorded history have been produced by subduction zones around the rim of the indian ocean. We asked readers to share their memories of how the indian ocean tsunami in 2004 affected them there experiences are shocking and moving.
Maximum computed tsunami amplitudes in the indian ocean (pdf) tsunami arrival times computed tsunami arrival times in the indian ocean. Information relating to the submarine earthquake inbetween aceh, indonesia and sri lanka of the 26th of december, 2004 has been compiled here. Find indian ocean tsunami latest news, videos & pictures on indian ocean tsunami and see latest updates, news, information from ndtvcom explore more on indian ocean tsunami. Sea surges triggered by an earthquake under the indian ocean kill over 10,000 people in southern asia, with many more feared dead.
On the 10th anniversary of the indian ocean tsunami. An international tsunami survey team usgs scientists study sediment deposited by 2004 indian ocean tsunami february 2005: indian ocean.
Welcome to indian ocean tsunami information center (iotic. December 26, 2004 what began as an undersea earthquake in the indian ocean ended as the most deadly tsunami in recorded history, with nearly 240,000 lives lost. Comprehensive noaa tsunami website - noaa's role in research, monitoring, preparedness and warnings.
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.
This eyewitness assessment of damage from the earthquake and tsunami yields lessons for engineers on december 26, 2004, at 07:58:50 local time, a powerful earthquake, moment magnitude (mw) 92, occurred in the indian ocean. It has been 10 years since the indian ocean tsunami and earthquake devastated parts of indonesia sri lanka, india and thailand the disaster was the world's deadliest tsunami, with over 230,000 people killed and half a million injured by the waves that battered the low-lying coast the exact death. On december 26, 2004, a massive tsunami triggered by an underwater earthquake pummeled the coasts of thailand, indonesia, sri lanka, and other countries along the indian ocean. How could you recover from losing everything you own, when you didn’t really have much to start with in thefirst place fifteen billion dollars was the amount of damage that immediately resulted from the tsunami that hit indonesia from the indian ocean in 2004 238 million is the rough population of indonesia. Indian ocean tsunami of 2004: indian ocean tsunami of 2004, deadly tsunami that hit the coasts of several countries of south and southeast asia and caused immense destruction. Us geological survey (usgs) scientists are assessing preliminary data and beginning more detailed studies of the devastating tsunami that lashed coasts around the indian ocean on december 26, 2004 the large tsunami waves were generated by a magnitude 90 earthquake off the northwest coast of.
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. Read cnn's tsunami of 2004 fast facts and learn more about the 2004 indian ocean tsunami that followed the world's third-largest earthquake on record. Noaa and the indian ocean tsunami dec 29, 2004 — noaa scientists at the pacific tsunami warning center in hawaii went to work within minutes of getting a seismic signal that an earthquake occurred off the west coast of. On december 26, 2004 morning walkers and fishermen residing along the eastern coast of india observed a strange phenomenon of the sea receding few hundred metres inside exposing parts of the coastal s.