Sumatra, Indonesia Tsunami

By: Abigail Wickberg, Raquel Vasquez

December 26 , 2004

A magnitude 9.3 earthquake struck off the north west coast of the Indonesian Island of Sumatra.
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How fast Sumatra's speed can go up to

Tsunamis can travel at speed of about 500 miles or 805 km an hour almost as fast as a jet plane.

How Sumatra hurt people

People from nations in the region and tourists from around the world have got hurt or injured.
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What had alarmed the people of the tsunami

An earthquake happened as a warning sign to show the people that a tsunami was coming and that to prepare them to get ready for the tsunami and they had to stay safe.

Countries that were effected by Sumatra

Hawaii,Japaneses,California those are some of the countries that were effective and no longer is a good looking place to go.

All of the money that Sumatra caused

The total cost was 20 million 7.5 billion 7 billion.

Sumatra damaged

Sumatra damaged many things like houses, cars, buildings like schools ,and the tsunami kills peoples families.

About Sumatra

The epicenter of the 9.0 magnitude quake was under the Indian ocean near the west coast of the Indonesian ocean of the island of Sumatra.

What happens when tsunami's hit shallow water

When tsunami's hit shallow water they slow down but they increase in weight.

Resources

1. Earthweb.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/Sumatra.htm

2. Https://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-abouttsunami

3. WWW.sciencekids.co.Nz/sciencefacts/earth/tsunami/HTML

4. www.newsciencetists.com/article/dn9931-facts-and-figures-asian-tsunami-disasture.html#.usingw7nanx-uY