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A major climatological disaster caused by an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 to 9.3 on the Richter scale, caused by subduction which triggered a series of devastating tsunami along the coasts of most land masses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing at least 230,000 people in 11 countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters/100 feet high. It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history
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The tournament was organized as a show of solidarity for the areas affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and to bring major entertainment events back to the city.
This monument commiserates the devastation caused to the Maldives by the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
It began as a military-led humanitarian response to the devastation wrought by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that swept through parts of South-East Asia.
Tsunami Blues is about the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami but seen through the eyes of an old American blues man.
PETRA Nemcova has told how she relived the horror of the killer tsunami while watching The Impossible The Czech model suffered horrific injuries during the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and her photographer fiance Simon Atlee was killed.
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, 2011 Tohoku earthquake and most recently the event in Sumatra in April 2012 have made people more aware about tsunamis.
Shortly after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that killed over 200,000 people, Congress passed H.
According to Kilgallon, the inspiration for her work was America's continuing involvement in the war in Iraq and the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.