2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami magnitude 63 earthquake rocks indonesia's lombok island: usgs the quake was centred west-southwest of belanting town in east lombok, the us geological survey said, at a relatively shallow depth of seven kilometres (four miles. Ten years after the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, imagery shows how affected towns and villages have been rebuilding their shattered communities. Adpc december 26, 2004 indian ocean tsunami, affected 10 countries, more than 220,000 people died and many more missing asia has seen such events before november, 1970 the greatest tropical cyclone this century occurred in bangladesh in november 1970. The world bank, the us geological survey (usgs), and the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami research group coordinated at the disaster prevention research institute (dpri) in japan for factual information on the disaster and its consequences 2004 indian ocean tsunami report.
Indian ocean tsunami 2004 after the 2004 tsunami: rebuilding lives, salvaging communities five years after deaths of 228,000 people, reconstruction effort has changed the rules of disaster response. 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. Before the indian ocean tsunami occurred, usgs geologists had been assessing tsunami hazards in california, seeking evidence of past tsunami deposits along california’s shores “not long after we started our california work in 2004, the indian ocean earthquake and tsunami struck which changed the focus of our efforts for several years.
Countries most affected by the 2004 indian ocean earthquake the earthquake and resulting tsunami affected many countries in southeast asia and beyond, including indonesia , sri lanka , india , thailand , the maldives , somalia , myanmar , malaysia , seychelles and others. The earthquake that generated the great indian ocean tsunami of 2004 is estimated to have released the energy of 23,000 hiroshima-type atomic bombs, according to the us geological survey (usgs. Open main menu β. Typically, for an average ocean depth of 4 km, like in the indian ocean/bay of bengal region, the speed of the tsunami waves can go up to 720 km/h or about the speed of a jet airliner. Altogether, an estimated 230,000 to 260,000 people died in the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami the quake itself was the third-most powerful since 1900, exceeded only by the great chilean earthquake of 1960 (magnitude 95), and the 1964 good friday earthquake in prince william sound, alaska (magnitude 92) both of those quakes also produced killer tsunamis in the pacific ocean basin.
Aceh tsunami museum, located in banda aceh, indonesia, was designed as a symbolic reminder of the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster, as well as an educational center and an emergency disaster shelter in case the area is ever hit by a tsunami again. 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. Managing risk 10 years after the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami leave a reply on sunday, december 26, 2004 at approximately 8 am local time, a massive earthquake occurred along the indian–burma plate boundary off the coast of sumatra, indonesia. 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami's wiki: the 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december with the epicentre off the west coast of sumatra, indonesia the shock had a moment magnitude of 91–93 and a maximum mercalli intensity of ix (violent) the undersea megathrust ear.
More than 200,000 died when an underwater earthquake set off the tsunami in the early hours of december 26 2004 at 0059am gmt a 92 magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of indonesia. English: the earthquake and tsunami on 26 december 2004 in the indian ocean area see also: tsunami , tectonic plate español: el terremoto y tsunami del océano índico de 2004. The 2004 indian ocean earthquake was an undersea megathrust earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 utc on sunday, 26 december 2004, with an epicentre off the west coast of sumatra, indonesia the quake itself is known by the scientific community as the sumatra–andaman earthquake the resulting tsunami was given various names, including the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, south asian tsunami.
The 2004 indian ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 utc on 26 december, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern sumatra and a magnitude of 91–93 m w, next to a maximum mercalli intensity of ix (violent . An 89 magnitude earthquake under the sea near aceh, north indonesia, at 0759 local time (0059 gmt) generated the biggest tsunami the world has seen for at least 40 years the wall of water fanned out across the indian ocean at high speed and slammed into coastal areas with little or no warning. The earthquake originated in the indian ocean just north of simeulue island, off the western coast of northern sumatra, indonesia the resulting tsunami devastated the shores of indonesia, sri lanka, south india, thailand and other countries with waves up to 30 m (100 feet.
He earthquake that struck northwest of sumatra, indonesia, at dawn yesterday was a perfect wave-making machine, and the lack of a tsunami warning system in the indian ocean essentially guaranteed the devastation that swept coastal communities around southern asia, experts said. The aceh tsunami museum , located in banda aceh , indonesia , is a museum designed as a symbolic reminder of the 2004 indian ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster, as well as an educational center and an emergency disaster shelter in case the area is ever hit by a tsunami again. 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 indian ocean coastline the quake was the second. The tsunami and its aftermath were responsible for immense destruction and loss on the rim of the indian ocean on december 26, 2004, at 7:59 am local time, an undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 91 struck off the coast of the indonesian island of sumatra.
— the 2004 indian ocean tsunami has researchers reevaluating whether a magnitude 90 megathrust earthquake and resulting tsunami might also be a likely risk for the caribbean region. 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 the epicenter of the 90 magnitude quake was located in the indian ocean near the west coast of sumatra. 2004 indian ocean tsunami: 10 years on 2004 indian ocean tsunami: how aceh recovered, and sri lanka declined damien kingsbury in aceh, indonesia, rebuilding after the 2004 tsunami led to the end. Back in 2004, before youtube, facebook and twitter i created one of the worlds first video blogs which peaked as the 1901th most visited website in the worl.