2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

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2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

  1. 1. By Borja BBy Borja B
  2. 2. Where?Where? Epicenter was off theEpicenter was off the west coast of Sumatra,west coast of Sumatra, IndonesiaIndonesia Areas most affectedAreas most affected were: Indonesia, Sriwere: Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, ThailandLanka, India, Thailand The earthquake was feltThe earthquake was felt around the whole worldaround the whole world
  3. 3. When?When? The earthquakeThe earthquake happened exactly athappened exactly at 00:58:53 UTC on00:58:53 UTC on December 26, 2004December 26, 2004 Boxing Day in the wholeBoxing Day in the whole worldworld
  4. 4. EarthquakeEarthquake Magnitude of 9.3, secondMagnitude of 9.3, second largest earthquake everlargest earthquake ever recorded in historyrecorded in history Lasted 10 minutesLasted 10 minutes Caused the Earth toCaused the Earth to move by 2.5 cmmove by 2.5 cm
  5. 5. WaveWave 30 meters high30 meters high 4 big waves4 big waves 5 megatons of TNT5 megatons of TNT In some places the wavesIn some places the waves reached 2km inlandreached 2km inland Tsunami VideoTsunami Video
  6. 6. Samoa TsunamiSamoa Tsunami More than a 100More than a 100 hundred dead fromhundred dead from different islandsdifferent islands 8.3 magnitude8.3 magnitude earthquakeearthquake Generated a wave of 4.5Generated a wave of 4.5 meters (15 feet)meters (15 feet) BBC Website - VideoBBC Website - Video
  7. 7. By Borja B

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