Indian Ocean Tsunami

by Alyssa and Caleb

Date of disaster

The date of disaster is December 26,2004

Signs and warnings

  • There was an earthquake
  • Tsunami watch issued
  • Lots of damage and destruction

Death troll and casualties

In ache and Northern Sumatra, 167,000 people died and in Khan lake beach 3,000 people died and some just got put in the hospitols and some go hurt badly

Countries that were affected

  • Indonesia
  • Sir Lanka
  • India
  • Thailand
  • Somalia
  • Myanmar
  • Maldives
  • Malaysia
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How much money did it coats from the damage

  • A total of 127,000 house were destroyed and 118,300 houses were also damage it coast $1.4 billion dollars
  • 116,900 houses were damage, 66,800 houses were completely damage and 14,200 houses were sustained damage and it coast 1.3 billion dollars

How many houses got damage

House and buildings were really damage by the tsunami and from the tsunami lots of people lost there homes and Jobs.
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  • The December 26, 2004 Indian ocean tsunami was caused by an earthquake that is though to have had the energy of 23,000 Hiroshima-type atomic bombs
  • The epicenter of the 9.0 magnitude quake was under the Indian ocean near the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra
  • The violent movement of sections of the earths crust know as tectonic plates displaced an enormous amount of water, sending powerful shock waves in every direction.