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Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004

View full tectonic map
of earthquake and aftershocks.
Map courtesy
U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake that triggered the tsunami
Magnitude 9.1 - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra
Summary of earthquake and tectonic setting.
U.S. Geological Survey

Satellite images and tsunami animations
QuickBird Images of Tsunami Sites
Before and after satellite images.
Digital Globe

Satellite Images of Tsunami Affected Areas
Images acquired and processed by CRISP, National University of Singapore
IKONOS image © CRISP 2004
SPOT image © CNES 2004
TERRA Modis image © NASA 2004 (

Simulation - December 26 Tsunami in Indian Ocean
Animation of simulated tsunami across the Indian Ocean.
The link to the animation is near the very bottom of the page.

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

News coverage of the Asian Tsunami, 2004
Indian Ocean Nations to Get Tsunami Warnings, Science& Space

Asia's Deadly Tsunami

The Tsunami in Asia

Tsunami: Wave of Destruction
ABC News

After the Tsunami

Disaster in Asia
CBC News

Asia Quake Disaster
BBC News World Edition

Tsunami in South Asia
UN News Centre

2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

Disaster Relief Efforts
International Coordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific (ICG/ITSU)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO

Tsunami in South Asia
UN News Centre

Tsunami - Bringing Aid to the Survivors
International Committee of the Red Cross

Tsunami Earthquake Relief

American Red Cross

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