[2015] E S: Sumatra Tsunami

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[2015] E S: Sumatra Tsunami

Sumatra Tsunami

These 2 images are showing you how tsunami's can effect a town or a city and how damaging it can get.

Generation Mechanism

Warnings and predictions

What happened?The fault zone that caused the Tsunami was roughly 1300km long, vertically displacing the sea floor several metres along the length.When did it happen?26 of December 2004.Where did it happen?Sumatra, Indonesia.What size was the tsunami? What was the wind speed?The height was 50m tall and it was 5km inland near Meubolah, Sumatra.Who was affected?14 Asian countries were affected in the boxing day Tsunami.India.Indonesia.Malaysia.The Maldives.Burma (Myanmar). Somalia.Shri Lanka.Thailand.Bangladesh.South Africa.Madagascar.Kenya.Tanzania.Seychelles.Describe the damage caused.People died and their homes got wrecked so if they were still alive they would be homeless, the cause of their death is pollution from the dirty water or getting caught in the water and drowning..sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam molestie varius viverra. Mauris eleifend viverra mauris nec pretium. Nunc varius ante turpis, sit amet feugiat purus imperdiet ut. Vivamus sit amet nunc fringilla, vehicula libero non, laoreet erat. Ut lacus ipsum, efficitur non luctus non, interdum sed magna. Nulla laoreet, sapien quis dapibus interdum, odio massa iaculis erat, ac bibendum lectus quam eu leo. Etiam condimentum urna dui. Praesent lacinia velit eu purus euismod ultrices. Aliquam erat volutpat. Cras et sollicitudin tortor. Nunc pellentesque eget dolor eget venenatis. Praesent pharetra nisi massa, non vulla, facilisis at ullamcorper vitae, ornare vel sem. Vivamus vel purus id neque efficitur maximus et sed lorem. Donec ut felis vestibulum, commodo erat nec, porttitor tortor. Aliquam et nunc ante.

The Tsunami in Sumatra was very dangerous and in the tsunami heaps of peopel died

Tsunami's are created by Underwatrer earthquakes or underwater volcano's and a submarine earthquake.

These videos show when a Tsunami happened in Sumatra, Indoneisha when heaps of people died.

On these 2 it shows a graph and map of s Tsunami and how big they can get and how people can loose their homes and become homeless.

How can people prepare for a tsunami?Go to higher ground and move where the tsunami won’t get you. Put sand banks near the buildings and set up so not much water get into the building.What could have caused the tsunami?Under water earthquake, under water volcano or a submarine earthquake.How big was the Earthquake that caused it?9.1 magnitude struck at the tip of Sumatra Indonesia. Scientist say that the earthquake was the third biggest ever recorded lasting up to 10 minutes causing the earth to vibrate up to one centimetre.How much people died in the Tsunami?Roughly around 230000 people died in the boxing day Tsunami in 2004.What was the damage bill to repair?$15 Billion.sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam molestie varius viverra. Mauris eleifend viverra mauris nec pretium. Nunc varius ante turpis, sit amet feugiat purus imperdiet ut. Vivamus sit amet nunc fringilla, vehicula libero non, laoreet erat. Ut lacus ipsum, efficitur non luctus non, interdum sed magna. Nulla laoreet, sapien quis dapibus interdum, odio massa iaculis erat, ac bibendum lectus quam eu leo. Etiam condimentum urna dui. Praesent lacinia velit eu purus euismod ultrices. Aliquam erat volutpat. Cras et sollicitudin tortor. Nunc pellentesque eget dolor eget venenatis. Praesent pharetra nisi massa, non vulla, facilisis at ullamcorper vitae, ornare vel sem. Vivamus vel purus id neque efficitur maximus et sed lorem. Donec ut felis vestibulum, commodo erat nec, porttitor tortor. Aliquam et nunc ante.


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