Disasters Part 3

Disasters Part 3

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  • Let me tell you about Indian Ocean Earthquake that took place in year 2004 .
  • Date - December 26, 2004Time - 08:50Deaths - > 283,106 (Includes deaths in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Maldives, and Somalia)Magnitude - 9.1–9.3Epicenter - West coast of Sumatra, Indonesia (3.316°N 95.854°E
  • This energy is equivalent to over 1,500 times that of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, but less than that of Tsar Bomba, the largest nuclear weapon ever detonated.
  • The tsunami devastated the coastline of the coastline of Aech the closest major city suffered severe casualties, with about 167,000 people perishing.
  • The island country of Sri Lanka was ravaged by the tsunami around 2 hours after the earthquake with approximately 35,000 killed by the tsunami. Approximately 90,000 buildings and many wooden houses were destroyed.
  • The tsunami reached the states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu along the southeastern coastline of the Indian mainland about 2 hours after the earthquake. At the same time, it arrived in the state of Kerala, on the southwestern coast. There were two to five tsunamis that coincided with the local high tide in some areas
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