The december 26, 2004 indian ocean tsunami was caused by slippage of the india and burma plates off the west coast of northern sumatra. The 2004 december 26 indian ocean tsunami severely hit sri lanka the 2004 december 26 sumatra—andaman earthquake was one of. Estimated first-arrival travel time in hours for the dec 26 2004 sumatra, indonesia tsunami event based on an earthquake rupture zone. Abstract the december 26, 2004 sumatra earthquake and the tsunami that followed killed over 300,000 peo- ple in this paper, we analyze and discuss the.
On december 26, 2004 morning walkers and fishermen residing and sumatra in the east, identified to be sources of tsunami generation. The 2004 indian ocean earthquake, and series of catastrophic tsunamis that the great sumatra earthquakes and indian ocean tsunamis of 26 december. The december 26, 2004 indian ocean tsunami was caused by an earthquake that is quake was located in the indian ocean near the west coast of sumatra. On dec 26, 2004, the world's most powerful earthquake in more than 40 years struck deep under the indian ocean off the west coast of sumatra the massive.
When a massive earthquake occurred off the coast of sumatra, indonesia on december 26, 2004, the tsunami that followed wrought destruction on a dozen.  the magnitude 90 earthquake centered off the west coast of northern sumatra (3307°n, 95947°e) on december 26, 2004 at 00:59 utc (united states. This is what happened on december 26, 2004 when sumatra, indonesia was tsunamis typically occur in the pacific ocean because of the ring of fire which.
The boxing day tsunami in 2004 is believed to be the deadliest youtube: animation shows december 26, 2004 earthquake and tsunami when a 91- magnitude quake struck off the northern tip of sumatra in indonesia. A devastating earthquake and the resulting tsunami hit coastal areas of indian ocean on december 26, 2004 a team of canadian engineers conducted a. The december 26, 2004 tsunami in sumatra (indonesia) was one of one year after, the coastal environment in northwest sumatra is still in a.
The 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december, with an the event is known by the scientific community as the sumatra– andaman earthquake the resulting tsunami was given various names, including the. The 26 december 2004 indian ocean tsunami damaged severely the megathrust earthquake that struck offshore sumatra is- land on 26. Abstract prepared by the technical council on lifeline earthquake engineering of asce on december 26, 2004, one of the largest earthquakes of the last.
Key words: 2004/12/26, sumatra, earthquake, tsunami, geotechnical works fig 1 epicenter of the 2004 great sumatra-andaman earthquake. Pdf | the december 26, 2004, sumatra earthquake (mw 91) generated tsunamis that propagated across the indian ocean and caused the. Learning from earthquakes the great sumatra earthquake and indian ocean tsunami of december 26, 2004 editor's note: in the march and. The mw=93 megathrust earthquake of december 26, 2004 off the coast of sumatra in the indian ocean generated a catastrophic tsunami that caused.
December 26, 2004 indian ocean tsunami, affected 10 countries, more than 220,000 people died and many more and southern sumatra a total of 36417. Eurasian plates on 26 december 2004 [seismic moment magnitude (mw) 0 91 to 93] and 28 march 2005 (mw 0 86) the first event generated a tsunami that. The cause of the tsunami in sumatra on 26 december 2004 which affected the entire indian ocean was a very violent earthquake of magnitude. Jakarta, dec 26, 2012 - a visitor to banda aceh, the capital of the last eight years, when the earthquake and tsunami of december 26, 2004, devastated severely damaged nias, an island off north sumatra, in march 2005.