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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

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2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake Animation

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Indonesia 8.6 earthquake: Indian Ocean tsunami warning system passes test

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Earthquakes of Indonesia: 2004 - 2019

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Tsunami Animation: Sumatra, 2004

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The Sumatra Earthquake of 2004

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. It was an undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 Mw, reaching a Mercalli intensity up to IX in certain areas. The earthquake was caused by a rupture along the fault between the Burma Plate and the Indian Plate.
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